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ERIC Number: EJ191413
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Sensitive Periods and Motivation: Towards an Educational Theory of Motivation.
Egan, Kieran
Oxford Review of Education, v4 n2 p173-83 1978, 78
Argues that educators should develop a useful theory of motivation and outlines general characteristics of such a theory. The theory is based on four sensitive periods in pupils' educational development from age 5 to age 15. The periods are characterized as mythic, romantic, philosophic, and ironic. (DB)
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Language: English
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