3rd Edition

Classroom Motivation
Linking Research to Teacher Practice

ISBN 9780367821265
Published November 27, 2020 by Routledge
280 Pages 30 B/W Illustrations

USD $59.95

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Book Description

Classroom Motivation is a comprehensive introduction to the practical applications of research on academic motivation to teaching and learning. Though grounded in theory, the book is uniquely structured around instructional practices that teachers use daily in schools, such as rewards, group activities, academic tasks, student assessment, and parent interaction. This thoroughly revised third edition includes new content on interventions, mindsets, technologies, engagement, and social-emotional learning. Each chapter’s case studies, application exercises, and updated empirical findings will further connect preservice teachers with motivation in practice.

Table of Contents

1. What is Motivation?  2. Choosing Academic Tasks for Your Students  3. Using Rewards Effectively  4. Evaluating Student Progress  5. Grouping Students for Instruction  6. The Self and Motivation  7. Working with Parents  8. Promoting Autonomy in the Classroom  9. Supporting Students’ Adaptive Motivational Beliefs  10. Social Relationships with Teachers and Peers  11. Motivational Problems  12. Putting It All Together: Motivational Classrooms for All Learners

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Eric M. Anderman is Professor of Educational Psychology and Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement at The Ohio State University, USA.

Lynley H. Anderman is Professor of Educational Psychology at The Ohio State University, USA.