Motivation to learn: from theory to practice
Motivating students to achieve is a challenging and often frustrating task for today's teachers. This book provides readers with the underlying theories behind motivating their students by integrating theory, research, and practical issues related to achievement motivation. This teacher-centered book gives clear, practical guidelines for diagnosing and improving student's motivation. the focus is on classroom learning, but attention is also given to how strategies used to motivate students in schools affect their motivation to participate in intellectual activities outside of school. Teachers and other educators.
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