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ERIC Number: ED419460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 214
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7494-2494-X
Motivating Students. Staff and Educational Development Series.
Brown, Sally, Ed.; Armstrong, Steve, Ed.; Thompson, Gail, Ed.
Twenty papers on motivating college students are grouped into four sections: (1) the impact of teaching on student motivation; (2) motivating diverse students; (3) the impact of university practices on motivation; and (4) the impact of assessment on motivation. After an introductory selection by Sally Brown, Steve Armstrong, and Gail Thompson, the papers are: "Interactivity as an Extrinsic Motivating Force in Learning" (Philip Barker); "Motivation and Approaches to Learning: Motivating and Conceptions of Teaching" (Noel Entwistle); "Intervention and Motivation: What Affects What?" (Ian Solomonides); "Understanding Motives in Learning: Mature Students and Learner Responsibility" (Ron Iphofen); "Teaching: Creating a Thirst for Learning?" (Phil Race); "Perspectives on Motivation: The Implications for Effective Learning in Higher Education" (Della Fazey and John Fazey); "Students' Motivation in Higher Education Contexts" (Kim Isroff and Teresa del Soldato); "Age, Gender and Course Differences in Approaches to Studying in First-Year Undergraduate Students" (Rhona Magee et al.); "Learner Autonomy Beyond the Curriculum: Students' Motivations and Institutional Community" (Gillian Winfield and Selena Bolingbroke); "Does Gender Affect Students' Approaches to Learning?" (Kay Greasley); "Layers of Motivation: Individual Orientations and Contextual Influences" (Linda France and Liz Beaty); "The Effect of Stressors on Student Motivation: A Report of Work in Progress at Sunderland Business School" (Gail Thompson); "Undergraduate Research Projects: Motivation and Skills Development" (Martin Luck); "Multidisciplinary Student Teams Motivated by Industrial Experience" (Paul Wellington); "Motivational Perspectives and Work-Based Learning" (Debbie Keeling et al.); "Learning as an Aesthetic Practice: Motivation through Beauty in Higher Education" (Alan Bleakley); "Motivating Student Learning through Facilitating Independence: Self and Peer Assessment of Reflective Practice--An Action Research Project" (Julie Mortimer); "Individual Differences in Student Motivation" (Stephen Newstead); and "Motivation in Assessment" (Linda Leach et al.). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Staff and Educational Development Association, Birmingham (England).
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A