Motivators for Students: Examples & Types


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Which of the following BEST defines extrinsic motivation?

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1. Which of the following BEST defines intrinsic motivation?

2. Which of the following classroom conditions help motivate students?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding the types of motivation can help you create conditions for motivating students, and this quiz/worksheet combo will let you test your knowledge of related concepts like intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Importance of understanding student motivation
  • Definition of intrinsic motivation
  • Ways to build teacher-student connections
  • Definition of extrinsic motivation
  • Classroom conditions that help motivate students

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow student to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on student motivation
  • Making connections - use what you know about the concept of motivation as it relates to establishing student-teacher connections
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding class conditions that help motivate students

Additional Learning

The lesson called Motivators for Students: Examples & Types gives more information on this critical issue for educators. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Provides a list of conditions to motivate students
  • Describes ways to build teacher-student connections
  • Gives Jim McNeil's advice about those connections