Ch 1: The Role of Motivation in Education

About This Chapter

Motivating your students can have a powerful effect on their accomplishments in the classroom. This chapter instructs you on the role of motivation in your educational environment.

The Role of Motivation in Education - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert instructors go over material that is applicable in the classrooms of all teachers. You will learn about such things as:

  • How motivation affects learning
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation types
  • How student motivation is affected by teacher expectations

Short, focused video lessons are accompanied by a quiz to take after each lesson to verify your comprehension of the material you just studied. Chapter exams will check you understanding of all key chapter concepts, and a final exam tests your knowledge of the main course concepts.

How It Helps

  • Increases awareness: You'll discover the behaviors and perspectives that have to do with motivation.
  • Familiarizes you with motivation types: You will learn intrinsic, extrinsic and self-regulating motivation concepts.
  • Identifies how your expectations affect your classroom: You'll see how your expectations and attributions affect your students' performance.

Skills Covered

When you are done with this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Build motivation into your learning environment
  • Apply methods to promote self-regulation in the classroom
  • Influence classroom and individual student performance through your own expectations and attributions

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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