The Campus: Boosting student motivation through course design

November 30, 2021 by Lemos Kelly

June 3, 2021 / By Maurice Kinsella, Niamh Nestor, John Wyatt In this article from The Campus, Part of the Times Higher Education, Maurice Kinsella and Niamh Nestor explain how to use self-determination theory as a guide to boost student motivation through careful online course design.

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How can you motivate students to learn online in times of crisis.

August 12, 2020 by Lemos Kelly

April 12, 2020 / by Rashmi Kusurkar Self-Determination Theory acknowledged by Blog LEARN! as an important perspective in motivating students while online learning during a crisis. How can we support and motivate students to engage in online learning? Our research on self-determination theory offers some relevant insights which I summarize as  A – Autonomy, B...

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HUFFINGTON POST: Face to Face: Virtual Teachers Can’t Replace the Real Thing

January 27, 2011 by Shannon

January 27th 2011. The New York Times recently reported that Florida has adopted a plan that places more than 7,000 students in Miami-Dade County public schools in virtual classrooms where there are no teachers. Regardless of method, it is generally agreed that academic achievement is linked to students’ being motivated to learn. University of Rochester...

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