Building Autonomous Learners: Perspectives from Research and by Woon Chia Liu, John Chee Keng Wang, Richard M. Ryan

By Woon Chia Liu, John Chee Keng Wang, Richard M. Ryan

This edited paintings offers a set of papers on motivation examine in schooling worldwide. Pursuing a uniquely foreign technique, it additionally beneficial properties chosen study reports performed in Singapore less than the auspices of the incentive in academic examine Lab, nationwide Institute of schooling, Singapore.

A overall of 15 chapters contain many of the newest findings on concept and useful purposes alike, ready through across the world revered researchers within the box of motivation study in schooling. every one writer offers his/her standpoint and functional suggestions on tips to maximize motivation within the lecture room. person chapters specialize in theoretical and useful concerns, parental involvement, academics’ motivation, how you can create a self-motivating lecture room, use of ICT, and nurturing a fondness for learning.

The ebook will entice a number of varied audiences: first of all, policymakers in schooling, college leaders and academics will locate it a worthy source. Secondly, it bargains a useful advisor for researchers and instructor educators in pre-service and postgraduate instructor schooling programmes. And thirdly, mom and dad who are looking to support their kids pursue lifelong studying will reap the benefits of studying this book.

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Research in high school classes by Jang, Reeve, and Deci (2010) involved trained observers rating the behavior of both teachers and students. The researchers found that ratings of teachers’ autonomy support positively predicted ratings of student engagement and further that ratings of teachers’ provisions of structure accounted for additional variance in engagement. Structure concerns making clear to students how to attain desired classroom outcomes, and the research indicates that when this structure is provided by teachers in an autonomy-supportive way, the structure complements autonomy support in facilitating student engagement (Griffith & Grolnick, 2014).

Fourth- and eighth-grade students in an international context. gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo. pubid=2013009. , Chua, B. , Yeung, A. , Ryan, R. , & Chan, W. Y. (2014). The importance of autonomy support and the mediating role of work motivation for well-being. Testing selfdetermination theory in a Chinese work organisation. International Journal of Psychology. 12110. Niemiec, C. , Ryan, R. , & Deci, E. L. (2009). The path taken: Consequences of attaining intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations in post-college life.

1037/a0012841. , Ryan, R. , & Kim, A. (2009). Can self-determination theory explain what underlies the productive, satisfying learning experiences of collectivistically oriented Korean students? Journal of Educational Psychology, 101, 644–661. 1037/a0014241. , & Deci, E. L. (2010). Engaging students in learning activities: It’s not autonomy support or structure, but autonomy support and structure. Journal of Educational Psychology, 102, 588–600. 1037/a0019682. , & Assor, A. (2012). Enhancing autonomy-supportive I-Thou dialogue in schools: Conceptualization and socio-emotional effects of an intervention program.

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