Results for "motivation"


    • Gerald Ardito

      Tools that unlock learning environments

      A new blog post about my personal learning trajectory from a fascination with technology tools to the use of technology to create powerful learning environments.

      Tags: edtech, student, autonomy, motivation, research

      • Gerald Ardito

        The Best Language for Math Confusing English Number Words Are Linked to Weaker Skills

        I know that none of us are math teachers, but I thought you might find this article interesting. It focuses on engagement (without calling it that) and motivation. It will be interesting to see what you think.  

        Tags: math education, student engagement, motivation, learning

        • Gerald Ardito

          Highly praised children are more inclined to cheat

          A really interesting article about negative consequences of praise with children. Look too at this commentary from another educational scholar, Dr. Jon Dron.

          Tags: motivation, rewards, educational research.

          • Gerald Ardito

            When Life Asks for Everything

            Since some of you have already mentioned Maslow, I thought you might find this article interesting.

            Tags: edg606, maslow, motivation

            • Gerald Ardito

              Infants make more attempts to achieve a goal when they see adults persist

              Potentially interesting study about how adults shape young people. This commentary is, to me, far more interesting.

              Tags: motivation, learning, self-determination, grit

              • Gerald Ardito

                Resources for ED 631

                Here are a set of resources for each of the four chunks of this course: Engagement Seifert, Chapter 7 Seifert, Chapter 9 Sinatra research: Engagement in the Science Classroom Motivation Seifert, Chapter 6 Seifert, Chapter 7 One highly well investigated theory of motivation c...

                Tags: ed631, spring 2018, coursework, engagement, motivation, learning theories

                • Gerald Ardito

                  Active learning strategies and academic self-efficacy relate to both attentional control and attitudes towards plagiarism

                  This very recent research examines plagiarism as a function of motivation (via Self Determination Theory) and self efficacy.

                  Tags: motivation, student efficacy, plagiarism

                  • Gerald Ardito

                    Week 2

                    In your various responses to the work for Week 1 (the Expectations podcast and my research article about self directed learning), many of you talked about student motivation. So, Week 2 is officially Motivation week. Here is the work: 1. Reading/Annotated Bibliography. You are going to rea...

                    Tags: EDG 614, coursework, week 2, motivation

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Week 3

                      Here is the work for Week 3: 0. Get up to Date. If you are behind in any of the work we have done so far, please get caught up now. As a reminder, only work completed on time for this course is eligible for full credit. 1. Reading/Responses/Annotated Bibliography. We are going to d...

                      Tags: EDG 614, coursework, week 3, motivation, concept mapping