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Motivating students to learn / by Wentzel, Kathryn R.; Brophy, Jere E.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Written specifically for teachers, this book offers a wealth of research-based principles for motivating students to learn. Its focus on motivational principles rather than motivation theorists or theories leads naturally into discussion of specific classroom strategies. Throughout the book these principles and strategies are tied to the realities of contemporary schools (e.g., curriculum goals) and classrooms (e.g., student differences, classroom dynamics). The author employs an eclectic approach to motivation that shows how to effectively integrate the use of extrinsic and intrinsic strategies. Guidelines are provided for adapting motivational principles to group and individual differences and for doing "repair work" with students who have become discouraged or disaffected learners. -- Provided by publisher.Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction to Student Motivation -- 2.Classroom Goals: What Is It That I Want to Do? -- 3.Extrinsic Goals and Incentives: What Am I Supposed to Do? -- 4.Intrinsic Motivation and Values: Is This Important and Enjoyable to Do? -- 5.Supporting Intrinsic Motivation and Values by Making Learning Attractive -- 6.Socializing Uninterested or Alienated Students -- 7.Beliefs about Ability, Causality, and Control: Can I Do It? What Causes Success and Failure? -- 8.Rebuilding Discouraged Students' Confidence and Willingness to Learn -- 9.Relationships and Classroom Community: Does Anybody Care? -- 10.Stimulating Students' Motivation to Learn -- 11.Adapting to Differences in Students' Motivational Patterns -- 12.Looking Back and Ahead: Integrating Motivational Goals into Your Planning and Teaching.
Subjects: Motivation in education.;
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Teacher talk : what it really means / by Moorman, Chick.; Moorman, Nancy.;
Bibliography: p. 135-136.
Subjects: Teaching.; Communication in education.; Motivation in education.;
© 1989., Institute for Personal Power,
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Boys adrift : the five factors driving the growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young men / by Sax, Leonard.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-331) and index.The riddle -- The first factor : changes at school -- The second factor : video games -- The third factor : medications for ADHD -- The fourth factor : endocrine disruptors -- End result : failure to launch -- The fifth factor : the revenge of the forsaken gods -- Detox.An updated version of his best seller, Sax delves into the scientific literature and draws on his vast clinical experience to propose an entirely original view of why boys and young men are continuing to fail in school and at home. He argues that a combination of social, cultural, and biological factors is creating an environment that is literally toxic to boys, ranging from environmental estrogens to the over-prescription of ADHD drugs. And he presents practical solutions-- from new ways of controlling boys' use of video games, to innovative (and workable) education reforms.
Subjects: Boys; Young men; Motivation in education.; Sex differences in education.;
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Enhancing adult motivation to learn : a comprehensive guide for teaching all adults / by Wlodkowski, Raymond J.; Ginsberg, Margery B.,1954-author.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-458) and index.The classic interdisciplinary reference on adult education, updated for today's learning environment Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn provides adult educators with the information and strategies they need to guide non-traditional students toward positive educational outcomes. Providing a clear framework, guidelines for instructional planning, real-world examples, and cutting-edge ideas, this book fills the need for intrinsically motivating instruction targeted specifically toward adults returning to school. This new fourth edition sharpens the focus on community colleges, where most first-generation college students and working adults begin their higher education, and explores the rising use of technology and alternative delivery methods including a new chapter covering online instruction. Since the publication of its first edition, this book has become a classic reference for understanding adult motivation in educational and training settings. As more and more adults re-enter the educational system, instructors and trainers will find extraordinary value in this exploration at the intersection of research and practice. Examine the latest neuroscience and psychological research pertaining to adult motivation and learningDelve into alternative formats including online learning, interactive learning materials, and moreElicit and encourage adult intrinsic motivation using the Motivational Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching and sixty practical, research-backed strategiesAdopt a culturally responsive instructional approach for an inclusive and equitable learning environment. Adult students differ from traditional students in motivation, attitude, experience, and more; this, combined with an increasingly diverse body of students as well electronic delivery methods, makes today's teaching environment a new landscape for instructors to navigate. Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn provides a clear guide to success for instructors and students alike.
Subjects: Motivation in adult education.; Adult learning.;
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Laughing and learning : an alternative to shut up and listen / by Jonas, Peter M.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Laughing and learning, not laughing or learning -- Humor builds culture in schools and classrooms -- Humor improves classroom instruction -- Humor builds relationships and teamwork -- Humor improves communication -- Humor reduces tension and stress -- Humor promotes creativity and divergent thinking -- Humor can help adjust student behavior -- Humor helps teachers maintain interest at work -- Conclusion.
Subjects: Teaching.; Classroom environment.; Wit and humor in education.; Motivation in education.; Humor.; Unterricht.;
© c2010., Rowman & Littlefield Education,
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Engagement by design : creating learning environments where students thrive / by Fisher, Douglas,1965-; Frey, Nancy,1959-author.; Quaglia, Russell J.,author.; Smith, Dominique,author.; Lande, Lisa L.,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Chapter 1. The inviting classroom -- Chapter 2. Relaionships -- Chapter 3. Clarity -- Chapter 4. Challenge -- Chapter 5. Engagement."Every teacher want engaged students. No student wants to be bored. So why isn't every classroom teeming with discussion and purposeful activity centered on the day's learning expectations?"--
Subjects: Teacher-student relationships.; Classroom environment.; Motivation in education.;
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Engaging adolescents in reading / by Guthrie, John T.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-181) and index.Reading motivation and engagement in middle and high school: appraisal and intervention / John T. Guthrie -- Meaning is motivating: classroom goal structures / Jessica E. Douglass and John T. Guthrie -- Control and choice: supporting self-directed reading / Sarah Fillman and John T. Guthrie -- Reading is social: bringing peer interaction to the text / Dee Antonio and John T. Guthrie -- Self-efficacy: building confident readers / Shana Yudowitch, Lucas M. Henry, and John T. Guthrie -- Interest in reading: potency of relevance / Robert L. Gibb and John T. Guthrie -- Growing motivation: how students develop / John T. Guthrie -- Struggling readers: boosting motivation in low achievers / Sandra Jacobs Ivey and John T. Guthrie -- Next steps for teachers / John T. Guthrie.
Subjects: Reading (Secondary); Reading (Middle school); Motivation in education;
© c2008., Corwin Press,
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Teach students how to learn : strategies you can incorporate into any course to improve student metacognition, study skills, and motivation / by McGuire, Saundra Yancy.; McGuire, Stephanie,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Foreword / Thomas A. Angelo -- Saundra's journey: from traditional instructor to academic transformer -- Why don't our students already know how to learn? -- Metacognition: what it is and how it helps students become independent learners -- The power of teaching Bloom's taxonomy and the study cycle to students -- Metacognitive learning strategies at work -- Mindset matters -- Connections between motivation, emotions, and learning -- What faculty can do to boost motivation, positive emotions, and learning -- What students can do to boost motivation, positive emotions, and learning -- Partnering with your campus learning center -- Teaching learning strategies to groups -- Teaching unprepared students -- Epilogue: Experiment and have fun! -- Appendixes: A. Compilation of strategies for students -- B. Books and web links recommended for students -- C. Compilation of strategies for instructors -- D. Resources for presenting learning strategies to groups -- E. Learning strategies inventory -- F. Dramatic individual student improvement -- G. Selected student feedback -- H. Slides from Chemistry presentation -- I. An advanced placement physics class.
Subjects: Effective teaching.; Learning; Study skills; Motivation in education.;
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Engaging students through campus libraries : high-impact learning models / by Schaub, Gayle,editor.; McClure, Hazel(Hazel Anne),editor.; Hensley, Merinda Kaye,writer of foreword.;
Includes bibliographical references and index."This collection of collaborative, high-impact learning experiences in information literacy teaches librarians how to engage students in hands-on, experiential learning"--
Subjects: Information literacy; Libraries and colleges.; Motivation in education.;
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Net-generation student motivation to attend community college [electronic resource]. by Akili, Shalom Michael.;
Net-Generation Student Motivation to Attend Community College explores the factors that affect student retention rates in community college by presenting net-generation (or millennial) students with the opportunity to tell their stories and give insight into why they chose and completed their respective community college programs. The author views community colleges through the lens of second-chance organizations, where motivation plays a crucial role in determining whether these students will select and, more importantly, complete a two-year program at these institutions. Embedded in theories of intrinsic motivation (Identity Development Theory), the institution of education (Choice Theory), and college student persistence (the Theory of Self-Efficacy), this book utilizes a mixed method approach to address the unique challenges faced by community colleges in retaining net-generation students. The study also presents a conceptual framework deemed the "Akili model," which...Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Motivation in education.; Generation Y; Community college students; Nonfiction.; Education.; Sociology.;
© 2014.,
On-line resources: http://kirtland.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B4B18848-7822-45CD-AD9B-A1031815003D -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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