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The motivated school

Author: Alan Mclean
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : Sage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Shows how important students' motivational mindsets can influence the way they learn. This work brings evidence from research, shows how successful learning contexts can be created, and offers  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Mclean
ISBN: 9781446202371 1446202372
OCLC Number: 797814436
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 144 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: PART ONE: THE MOTIVATION DRIVERSIntroduction The Need for Change The Transitional Reward Culture Towards a Culture of Autonomy The Motivating School Aims of the BookCurrent Thinking About Motivation What is Motivation? The Functions of Motivation From Theory to Practice Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Self-Determination Moving from External Regulation to Self-DeterminationWhat Drives Motivation? Balancing Contradictory Motives The Drivers and Dimensions How the Model Works ConclusionsPART TWO: THE MOTIVATION MINDSETS: HOW TEACHERS MAKE SENSE OF STUDENTS' MOTIVATIONIdeas about Ability, Explanations of Progress and Attitudes towards Achievement Ideas about Ability Explanations of Progress Attitudes towards AchievementThe Real `Feel-Good' Factor - Self-Efficacy in Goal Achievement What about Self-Esteem? The Puzzle of Self-Esteem A Better Way to Build Confidence How the Mindsets Work Together The Role of Self-Esteem in Motivating Learning The Complete Motivation ModelThe Power of Learning Goals The Benefits of Learning GoalsPART THREE: THE DRIVERS IN ACTIONEngagement - Creating Learning Relationships What is Engagement?Structure - From Teacher Authority to Student Autonomy What is Structure?Stimulation - Effective Teaching and Learning What is Task Value?Learning Through Feedback What is Feedback? Dealing with Failure Self-Evaluation ChecklistsPART FOUR: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONSMotivating Boys and Girls Male and Female Type Motives Social Worlds Attitudes to Achievement and Explanations of Progress Self-Esteem Gender-Specific Driver ApplicationsThe Motivating School Introduction Leadership The Management Motive Staff Affirmation and Empowerment Management Mindsets and Drivers The Motivating School Culture The Physical EnvironmentSummary and ConclusionsMotivating from the Inside Conclusions
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