Motivation: A General Overview of Theories

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia

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 intrinsic motivation. There are also three Flash animations of various concepts.

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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Affective Domain Vocabulary: Student Motivation
Research on Learning: Affective Domain:Self-Efficacy, Student Motivation, Cognitive Domain:MetacognitionKeyword: affective domain