Straightforward answers about motivation are given in Thinking is the Greatest Pleasure from the Effectiveness Program at University of Oregon.
A Faculty Focus article gives tips on establishing relevance at the start of every class in “Why are we doing this?” Establishing relevance to enhance student learning.
In a video on Motivating and Engaging Your Students: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning, Todd Zakrajsek, as Executive Director of the Academy of Educators in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, provides a dynamic presentation of effective motivational strategies. You may also enjoy Todd’s video Overcoming Apathy in the Classroom.
Getting Assessment and Grading Right
Monday, March 20, from 12-3 and/or 4-7 pm,
WALB Classic Ballroom