Motivation to learn: from theory to practice

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Education - 301 pages
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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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Deborah Stipek, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized scholar & researcher in the psychology of motivation & is involved in shaping national educational policy. She lives in Sherman Oaks, California.

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