Motivation for Learning: A Guide for the Teacher of the Young Adult (Paperback)
  • Motivation for Learning: A Guide for the Teacher of the Young Adult (Paperback)
zoom

Motivation for Learning: A Guide for the Teacher of the Young Adult (Paperback)

(author)
£29.95
Paperback 271 Pages / Published: 30/10/2016
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 4-6 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Motivation for Learning is a book for teachers but not only for teachers: parents and administrators will also find it of value. Ultimately, too, it is a book for students for their independence and growth and against their boredom in the classroom. Stanford C. Ericksen writes out of years of experience, both as a teacher and as director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan. In a practical fashion, he brings together the significant applications from research and theory about learning, motivation, personality, and group dynamics. The book says more about the conditions for learning than about the techniques of teaching: projecting one's voice to the back of the room is judged to be less important than is the instructor's ability to make sense to young adults and to challenge their curiosity. Throughout, the primary focus is on the stimulation and encouragement of the individual student's motivation to acquire new knowledge and new attitudes and values. Only a person of Ericksen's special experience could have written such a book. Equally important, only a person who likes and respects students as much as he does could have given the book its special quality of human warmth and understanding.

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472751303
Number of pages: 271
Dimensions: 203 x 127 mm

You may also be interested in...

Participatory Workshops
Added to basket
High Performance Team Coaching
Added to basket
Designing, Delivering and Evaluating L&D
Added to basket
Aircraft Command Techniques
Added to basket
Becoming a Therapist
Added to basket
Teaching and Training Vocational Learners
Added to basket
Leadership Coaching
Added to basket
£36.15
Paperback
Telling Ain't Training
Added to basket
FT Guide to Business Training
Added to basket
Work Experience Level 5
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.