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.
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