EDUC 121. Motivation and Learning

This seminar focuses on general developmental principles specific to understanding motivation and its relation to learning. Seminar foci include: (1) use of the literatures in cognitive, developmental, educational, and social psychology, the learning sciences, neuroscience to identify key indicators of motivation and learning; (2) preparation of a literature review on a topic of the student's choice related to motivation and learning; and (3) collaborative work on an evaluation research project addressing a "live" issue or problem identified by a stakeholder (e.g., teacher, school, or community organization). 
Honors candidates must take the seminar for two credits, course students may opt to take it as a 2- or a 1- credit seminar.
Prerequisite: EDUC 021  Educational Psychology, or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
Writing course.
2 credits.
Spring 2024. Renninger.
Catalog chapter: Educational Studies  
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