Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  1. the definition of motivation and how it applies to education.
  2. what causes some students to be unmotivated.
  3. the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.


  1. the outside factors that compete with education for student attention and focus.
  2. how society views both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.how society views both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.
  3. the value of both types of motivation in the classroom .
  4. the characteristics of truly motivating lessons.

and Be Able To

  1. use both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to gain student’s interest in the classroom.
  2. design lessons that are inherently motivating.
  3. analyze lessons already used in the classroom and determine if they are motivating.
  4. turn truly monotonous tasks like homework into a motivating activity.

and much, much more!

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