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ERIC Number: EJ940509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-8755-1233
Using Mastery Goals in Music to Increase Student Motivation
Hruska, Bradley J.
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, v30 n1 p3-9 Nov 2011
Motivation and leadership are two important factors influencing achievement in today's classrooms. Whereas some students are naturally self-motivated, other students struggle to find the basic motivation to reach their full potentials. Goal theory states that people naturally select goals based on mastery learning achievements or performance learning achievements. Based on research literature, this article will provide suggestions on how high school music teachers can encourage students to become more motivated through mastery learning goals as well as exploring how student leadership opportunities can promote mastery learning and increase motivation in the music classroom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A