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Ch 9: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Motivation & Communication

About This Chapter

Explore engaging video lessons to strengthen your understanding of student motivation and communication in public education. Take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to help solidify that understanding while preparing for the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Motivation & Communication - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter can help you examine student motivation and communication in the classroom as you prepare to take the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer questions that address the following:

  • Understanding the importance of motivation in the educational environment
  • Analyzing the role of motivation in self-regulated learning
  • Defining intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in education
  • Examining goal orientation theory and social-cognitive theory
  • Describing teacher expectations and attributions
  • Examining the importance of communication and steps in the communication process
  • Identifying effective questioning techniques in the classroom

The video lessons explore student motivation and communication in a high-quality visual format that makes learning fun. You can also access transcripts to review the materials and boost your confidence as you prepare for the exam.

Objectives of the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Motivation & Communication Chapter

The Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment is designed to make sure you're qualified to acquire your educator license in Ohio and interact with students in adolescence to young adulthood. The assessment, instruction and the learning environment domain in the exam, which constitutes approximately 40% of the test, is where you will find the topics covered in this Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Motivation & Communication chapter. This domain also includes a written assignment that constitutes an additional 10% of the total test. Use the video lessons and transcripts in this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of the subject area as you prepare for the exam. Also, take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your comprehension of the materials.

The assessment is composed of multiple-choice and constructed-response questions. The majority of questions are multiple-choice and take the form of short paragraphs, sentences or questions that are followed by four answers, one of which you will be asked to select as the best option. A work product and case study comprise the constructed-response questions. For both questions, you will be asked to examine a hypothetical circumstance then construct a written response of 200-300 words.

11 Lessons in Chapter 9: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Motivation & Communication
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment

1. The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment

In this lesson, you'll see how motivation affects learning. Discover the behaviors and perspectives that relate to motivation in an educational environment.

The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

2. The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

Do you monitor and evaluate your own learning? Do you alter the way you study based on performance on assessments? If so, you are engaging in self-regulation practices and, by doing so, increasing the likelihood of academic achievement. This lesson will define self-regulation, discuss the cyclical process of self-regulation and explore methods to promote self-regulation in the classroom.

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

3. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

Intrinsic and extrinsic are the two types of motivation. Learn more about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation from definitions and examples, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning

4. Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning

Why do you want to learn about educational psychology? Do you enjoy reading about different theories and practices? Do you have to pass this class in order to receive a degree? Our behaviors are driven by intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In this lesson, distinguish between these types of motivation and learn how they can enhance learning.

Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

5. Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior

What academic goals do you set for yourself? Are you driven by interest in the academic discipline or by extrinsic factors, such as receiving a higher salary because you have a degree? You may be driven by both. This lesson will explore goals and how they affect student motivation and behavior.

Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples

6. Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples

Have you learned behaviors or skills from observing others? Maybe you have learned from observing a teacher, friend, or supervisor. We acquire new knowledge and skills from a variety of methods. This lesson will introduce the concepts of the social-cognitive theory, which focuses on the learning that occurs within a social context.

Teacher Expectations & Attributions

7. Teacher Expectations & Attributions

Attributions for success and failure drive future expectations for learning and success. Students attribute their successes or failures to a number of factors. Teachers also make attributions for student performance. This lesson will explore teacher expectations and attributions that affect classroom and individual student performance.

What is Communication? - Definition & Importance

8. What is Communication? - Definition & Importance

Any task or transaction that requires more than one person can only be successfully completed with communication. In this lesson, you'll learn what communication is, types of communication and the importance of communication.

What is the Communication Process? - Definition & Steps

9. What is the Communication Process? - Definition & Steps

Communication is a process, and if the process breaks down, communication will fail. In this lesson, you'll learn about the communication process. We'll also discuss how the concept of noise can disrupt this process.

Effective Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

10. Effective Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

Asking questions is one of the best ways to promote student learning, no matter the age group! This lesson will help you understand how to figure out what questions to ask and when, as well as how to make effective questioning a part of your teaching that you can do instinctively.

Teaching Creativity in the Classroom

11. Teaching Creativity in the Classroom

Creativity is such an important part of any learning experience. This lesson will help you feel comfortable with your own creativity and will give you some ideas for incorporating opportunities for creative growth into your classroom.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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