Motivation in Learning and Teaching - EDST2044

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Education

Course Outline: School of Education

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 units of credit at Level 1

CSS Contribution Charge: 1* (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Education

Explores various theories of motivation and their application to learning and teaching. A variety of theories, issues and strategies, such as goal setting, learned helplessness, self construal, self regulation, attributions of causality and group behaviour, concerned with achievement-related contexts, are discussed. Teachers' work motivation and implications for job satisfaction, professional commitment and teaching efficacy are considered.
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