Understanding and Fostering Student Motivation




Date: Tuesday, January 24
Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Location: ND Room, 202 LaFortune Student Center
Presenter(s):  Andre Audette, Postdoctoral Associate and Rachel Banke, Graduate Associate of the Kaneb Center

Description: This workshop introduces the major principles of student motivation, including different types of motivation, the relationship between motivation and learning styles, and the implications of current research for classroom practice. We will discuss how instructors can foster academic motivation to promote learning, and participants will generate a plan for motivating students in their classes.
Learning Goals:

After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • describe the major principles of student motivation.

  • identify teaching techniques that promote motivation.

  • apply academic motivation theory to your course design and lesson plans.

What to Bring:  
In the Library:  
Online Resources: Understanding and Fostering Student Motivation Slides (PDF, 1MB)
 Certificates: Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoc certificates:

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