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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
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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 DRIVERS Introduction The Need for Change The Transitional Reward Culture Towards a Culture of Autonomy The Motivating School Aims of the Book Current 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-Determination What Drives Motivation? Balancing Contradictory Motives The Drivers and Dimensions How the Model Works Conclusions PART TWO: THE MOTIVATION MINDSETS: HOW TEACHERS MAKE SENSE OF STUDENTS' MOTIVATION Ideas about Ability, Explanations of Progress and Attitudes towards Achievement Ideas about Ability Explanations of Progress Attitudes towards Achievement The 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 Model The Power of Learning Goals The Benefits of Learning Goals PART THREE: THE DRIVERS IN ACTION Engagement - 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 Checklists PART FOUR: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS Motivating Boys and Girls Male and Female Type Motives Social Worlds Attitudes to Achievement and Explanations of Progress Self-Esteem Gender-Specific Driver Applications The Motivating School Introduction Leadership The Management Motive Staff Affirmation and Empowerment Management Mindsets and Drivers The Motivating School Culture The Physical Environment Summary and Conclusions Motivating from the Inside Conclusions
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