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The importance of affects in learning has been firmly established in face-to-face learning environments, and now researchers are examining the roles of affects in online learning environments, including massive open online courses (MOOCs). The purpose of this research was to identify profiles of...
Enhancing our understanding of teachers' personal responsibility for student motivation: A mixed methods studyDownload
As measured by the Teachers Responsibility Scale, teachers appear to have surprisingly low levels of personal responsibility for student motivation even though they qualitatively identify low student motivation as a major teaching concern. Thus, the purpose of the current mixed methods research...
A Three-Pronged Approach to Helping Students Internalize APA Style based in Self Determination TheoryDownload
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) is an invaluable resource for students and faculty members in the social sciences. However, many students and researchers fail to recognize the value of APA style in supporting writing excellence. In this research note we...
In achievement settings, the types of motivation individuals develop are crucial to their success and to the ways in which they respond to challenges. Considering the competitive nature of medical education and the high stakes of medical practice, it is important to know what types of...
The popularity of mindset theory has resulted in a surge of mindset interventions in schools. However, with increased popularity, there is the potential for misunderstandings and hesitations about what a growth mindset fully entails. Therefore, we sought to disentangle which components of growth...
Helping junior high and high school students remain interested in science increases the chance that they will pursue careers in science. However, there are many different ways to trigger or sustain interest. Utility-value writing assignments represent a type of motivation intervention that has...
Combinations of Personal Responsibility: Differences on Pre-service and Practicing Teachers’ Efficacy, Engagement, Classroom Goal Structures and WellbeingDownload
Pre-service and practicing teachers feel responsible for a range of educational activities. Four domains of personal responsibility emerging in the literature are: student achievement, student motivation, relationships with students, and responsibility for ones own teaching. To date, most...
Connecting Pre-Service Teachers' Emotions with a Course Component to Bridge Practice and Theory in AssessmentDownload
Pre-service teachers gain a theoretical understanding of assessment through coursework, but theories do not necessarily transfer to practice (Ogan-Bekiroglu & Suzuk, 2014; DeLuca & Klinger, 2010) Teacher Talks are interviews with practicing teachers. They are a course component designed to bridge...
Conventionality and Evidence: Two Elements of Professional Development that Could Matter to TeachersDownload
Professional development (PD) is one way to maintain or increase teacher effectiveness in any number of domains. However, PD comes in many formats and with a wide range of evidence on its effectiveness – both of which can shape teachers’ perspectives of the PD even before they participate. The...