ERIC Number: EJ626976
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Praise: Maximizing the Motivational Impact. Teaching Strategies.
McVey, Mary D.
Journal of Early Education and Family Review, v8 n4 p29-34 Mar-Apr 2001
Recognizes the influence of praise on human behavior, and provides specific suggestions on how to maximize the positive effects of praise when intended as positive reinforcement. Examines contingency, specificity, and selectivity aspects of praise. Cautions teachers to avoid the controlling effects of praise and the possibility that praise may have a negative motivational impact. (Author/SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A