ERIC Number: ED048405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Motivation and the Disadvantaged Trainee: A Manual for Instructors.
Radcliffe, Donald V.; And Others
Chapter One of this manual includes a definition of "disadvantagement," and discussion of implications for manpower requirements, distribution of the disadvantaged, employment conditions and outlook, early environment, predominant acquired characteristics, and response to training. Chapter Two discusses concepts of motivation, including drives, incentives, threat, stress, and reinforcement. Chapter Three, "Trainee Motivation," discusses the trainee and the training environment, basic motivators, incentives and responses, and stimulating motivated action. Chapter Four, "Instructional Methods, Techniques, and Materials," considers selected instructional methods, special techniques, and instructional materials. Chapter Five discusses motivation potentials, motivation in exploratory training, motivation in skill training, and practical examples. Chapter Six, "Occupational Growth," includes discussions of the need for growth through continuing education, stimulating desire for growth, rewards of growth, and life goals as motivators. References and a bibliography are included. (JM)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Environment, Early Experience, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Opportunities, Employment Problems, Individual Development, Industrial Training, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Motivation, Motivation Techniques, Reinforcement, Teaching Methods, Trainees, Training
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (GPO HE 5.237:37068, $.60)
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.