ERIC Number: EJ1073401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Motivation: Approaching an Elusive Concept through the Factors That Shape It
Jang, Bong Gee; Conradi, Kristin; McKenna, Michael C.; Jones, Jill S.
Reading Teacher, v69 n2 p239-247 Sep-Oct 2015
The main purpose of this article is to provide educators with clear definitions of motivational factors in reading so that instructional planning can capitalize on important distinctions. The authors present definitions of a small set of related motivational concepts (including attitudes, interests, self-efficacy, self-concept, goals, and value) and show how awareness of the distinctions can lead to more effective teaching. They provide descriptions of appropriate assessments and detail effective instructional techniques.
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Definitions, Reading Motivation, Instructional Development, Reading Attitudes, Reading Interests, Self Efficacy, Self Concept, Values, Behavioral Objectives, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Evaluation Methods, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
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