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Motivation: A General Overview of Theories part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter in an e-book provides a brief summary of motivational theories that is written for educators. Topics include goals, self-efficacy, attribution theory, self-regulation and volition, and ...

Motivating Students part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter from the book Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis is a great place to start for ideas and tips about increasing student motivation in your classes. The author presents a handy ...

Metacognition: Study Strategies, Monitoring, and Motivation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The author briefly reviews metacognition and its connections with study strategies, self-monitoring, and motivation. He then offers examples of specific strategies instructors can teach students to ...

Metacognition: An Overview part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The author reviews metacognition, metacognitive knowledge, metacognitive regulation, the distinction between cognitive and metacognitive strategies, the relationship between metacognition and ...

Overview of Learning And Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The LASSI is a 10-scale, 80-item assessment of students' awareness about and use of learning and study strategies related to skill, will and self-regulation components of strategic learning. The ...

Teaching Metacognition part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage features resources associated with the 2008 Educause Learning Initiative annual meeting session on Teaching Metacognition. It includes links to Marsha Lovett's powerpoint slides and a ...

The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This essay describes the problems that can develop while working with multiple hypotheses and presents ideas for solving these problems. Topics discussed include premature theory development, the ...

Research Methodologies in Science Education - Assessing Students' Alternative Conceptions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education explores what some of the barriers are to achieving a higher level of student understanding in the geosciences. It discusses instructional ...

Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from BioScience discusses the uses of systematic strategies derived from discipline-based science research to design problems to assess students' understanding of the carbon cycle in two ...

A modeling approach to teaching evolutionary biology in high schools part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article addresses common student misconceptions of evolutionary biology concepts by discussing the philosophy of understanding evolution and the development of a 9-week high school evolutionary ...