ERIC Number: EJ427434
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
What Theories of Motivation Say about Why Learners Learn.
McMillan, James H.; Forsyth, Donelson R.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n45 p39-52 Spr 1991
Students are motivated to the extent that they initiate and sustain meaningful involvement in learning. Theories of motivation suggest that appropriate attention to college students' needs and expectations for success will enhance their involvement and learning. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Note: Theme issue: "College Teaching: From Theory to Practice."