Motivation_TheoryM - Emotion is the basis for Motivation...

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Emotion is the basis for Motivation When all emotional indicators are positive, student motivation in the academic arena is HIGH! Today, let’s talk about: Motivation and Education
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Effective teachers and parents have a good grasp of the psychological foundations of the motivational states that affect the children that they teach in terms of initiation, persistence, and completion of learning activities. Motivating individuals toward appropriate goals is one of the critical tasks of teaching and parenting. Identify a set of motivational strategies and techniques that 1) result in children beginning, continuing, and finishing a specific learning activity, and 2) enhance teaching and learning in a particular situation. Perspectives on Motivation 1) Self-determination Theory - Human beings have three basic 2) Self-worthy Theory - Protecting one’s sense of competence is a high priority [Covington] 3) Expectancy Value Theory - Motivation involves two factors; success and direct benefits [Eccles] 4) Social Cognitive Theory - Emphasizes the importance of self efficacy or a belief that one can be successful [Bandura, Schuck] 5) Goal Theory - Kinds of outcomes (goals) toward which 6) Attribution Theory – Tries to understand learners’ beliefs about why certain things happened to them [Wiener & Seigeman]
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The Psychology of Motivation Period I. Animal research: reward, drive, drive reduction, instinct, need, arousal, and energization. Period II.
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course EPSY 201 taught by Professor Davidzola during the Fall '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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