ERIC Number: EJ345476
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Importance of Motivation for the Future of the LD Field.
Deci, Edward L.; Chandler, Christine L.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v19 n10 p587-94 Dec 1986
After a response to previous papers on the future of the learning disabilities field, the paper discusses human motivation, and proposes the goal of self determination for all education. Self determination can be promoted by well trained teachers who provide experiences with optimal challenge, encourage autonomy and competence, and acknowledge feelings. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A