Forbes: Who Will Lead In The Smart Machine Age?

February 7, 2017 by Shannon

February 7, 2017 / By Ed Hess, J.D. / Self-Determination Theory as a model for the Smart Machine Age (SMA).  Check out this article on who will lead in the business sphere of the new industrial revolution called the Smart Machine Age…and how can SDT be a part of SMA. In the SMA, cultures and leadership...

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The Atlantic: How Kids Learn Resilience

June 10, 2016 by Shannon

Self-Determination Theory acknowledged by The Atlantic as an important perspective in education. Interesting article on children’s resilience and motivation in the classroom around socio-economic factors.

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CONFERENCE UPDATES: Early-Bird Registration Ends Feb 28th!!!!!

February 16, 2016 by Shannon

Don’t miss out!   Early-bird Registration rates expire on February 28th! REGISTRATION RATES (Early Bird) Student: $285 CAD (approx. $215 USD) Faculty/Professional: $505 CAD  (approx. $379 USD) ______________________________________________________ BUSINESS PRE-CONFERENCE JUNE 1ST with Richard Ryan, Edward Deci & Scott Rigby “Putting Intrinsic & Extrinsic Motivation to Work“: Fortune 500 companies and best-selling books such as Drive...

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Richard Ryan Faculty Biography

August 9, 2015 by Shannon

Connect Australian Catholic University Faculty Page Research Gate Page  Google Scholar Page  LinkedIn Twitter Richard M. Ryan, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology & Education at Australian Catholic University, North Sydney and Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of Rochester. Ryan is a clinical psychologist and co-developer of Self-Determination Theory, one of the leading theories of human...

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Washington Post: Laughter Yoga Replaces ‘Ommm’ with ‘Hahaha’

July 22, 2015 by Shannon

July 22nd 2015.  Gregory Chertok, a sport psychology counselor and fitness trainer at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Englewood, New Jersey cites self-determination theory when touting the social benefits of laughter yoga. “Chertok noted that writer and researcher Norman Cousins, whose book “Anatomy of an Illness” influenced Kataria, famously referred to laughter as...

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Conference Survey: Your input is needed!

June 8, 2015 by Shannon

June 8th 2015.  Please help us out by completing this brief survey about your interest in the conference.    Connect with us on our Facebook event page. We’d love to see photos of your favorite moments from the 2013 conference! 

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