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Learning from authoritarian teachers: Controlling the situation or controlling yourself can sustain motivationDownload
Positive psychology encompasses the study of positive outcomes, optimal functioning, and resilience in difficult circumstances. In the context of language learning, positive outcomes include academic engagement, self-determined motivation, persistence in language learning, and eventually becoming...
Self‑determined motivation for language learning: The role of need for cognition and language learning strategiesDownload
Over the last decade, there has been a notable revival of scholarly interest in second language (L2) motivation(see Dörnyei 1998; Oxford 1996a). Since a number of critical reviews of the conceptual and empirical status of L2 motivation theory appeared in the early to mid-1990s (e.g., Crookes and...
There are many reasons, some of which are better than others for sustaining motivation over the long run. Research evidence suggests that a personally relevant, self-engaged, and inherently interested orientation to language study supports engagement in the learning process, and thereby a variety...