Building Autonomous Learners [electronic resource] : Perspectives from Research and Practice using Self-Determination Theory / edited by Woon Chia Liu, John Chee Keng Wang, Richard M. Ryan
- Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
- 1st ed. 2016.
- Physical Description:
- XVII, 302 p. 11 illus., 5 illus. in color. online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Liu, Woon Chia, Wang, John Chee Keng, Ryan, Richard M., and SpringerLink (Online service)
- Chapter 1 Understanding Motivation in Education: Theoretical and Practical considerations -- Chapter 2 Optimizing students' Motivation in the era of Testing and Pressure: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective -- Chapter 3 The Dualistic model of Passion: Theory, research, and implications for the field of Education -- Chapter 4 Towards a more systematic study of the dark side of Student Motivation: Antecedents and consequences of teachers' controlling behaviours -- Chapter 5 How can we create better learning contexts for children? Promoting students' autonomous motivation as a way to foster enhanced educational outcomes -- Chapter 6 Teachers' motivation in the classroom -- Chapter 7 Autonomy-Supportive teaching: What it is, How to do it -- Chapter 8 An instruction sequence promoting autonomous motivation for coping with challenging learning subjects -- Chapter 9 Parental involvement and Children's academic motivation and achievement -- Chapter 10 Parental influence and students' outcomes and well-being -- Chapter 11 Creating an Autonomy-Supportive Physical Education (PE) learning environment -- Chapter 12 Can being Autonomy-Supportive in teaching improve students' self-regulation and performance? Chapter 13 Translating motivational theory into application of Information Technology in the classroom -- Chapter 14 Focus on competing for performance or mastering new knowledge? Insights from discovering the relations between classroom goal structures and students' learning in Singapore secondary schools -- Chapter 15 Promoting Mastery-Approach goals to support the success of the 'Teach Less Learn More' educational initiatives.
- This edited work presents a collection of papers on motivation research in education around the globe. Pursuing a uniquely international approach, it also features selected research studies conducted in Singapore under the auspices of the Motivation in Educational Research Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore. A total of 15 chapters include some of the latest findings on theory and practical applications alike, prepared by internationally respected researchers in the field of motivation research in education. Each author provides his/her perspective and practical strategies on how to maximize motivation in the classroom. Individual chapters focus on theoretical and practical considerations, parental involvement, teachers’ motivation, ways to create a self-motivating classroom, use of ICT, and nurturing a passion for learning. The book will appeal to several different audiences: firstly, policymakers in education, school leaders and teachers will find it a valuable resource. Secondly, it offers a helpful guide for researchers and teacher educators in pre-service and postgraduate teacher education programmes. And thirdly, parents who want to help their children pursue lifelong learning will benefit from reading this book.
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- text file PDF
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- Springer eBooks
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