Liu / Wang / Ryan

Building Autonomous Learners

Perspectives from Research and Practice using Self-Determination Theory
1st ed. 2016 2015. Buch. xvii, 302 S.: Bibliographien. Hardcover
Springer ISBN 9789812876294
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
Gewicht: 643 g
In englischer Sprache
This edited work presents a collection of papers on motivation research in education around the globe. Pursuing a uniquely international approach, it also features selected research studies conducted in Singapore under the auspices of the Motivation in Educational Research Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore.

A total of 15 chapters include some of the latest findings on theory and practical applications alike, prepared by internationally respected researchers in the field of motivation research in education. Each author provides his/her perspective and practical strategies on how to maximize motivation in the classroom. Individual chapters focus on theoretical and practical considerations, parental involvement, teachers’ motivation, ways to create a self-motivating classroom, use of ICT, and nurturing a passion for learning.

The book will appeal to several different audiences: firstly, policymakers in education, school leaders and teachers will find it a valuable resource. Secondly, it offers a helpful guide for researchers and teacher educators in pre-service and postgraduate teacher education programmes. And thirdly, parents who want to help their children pursue lifelong learning will benefit from reading this book.



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Provides an overview of the importance of motivation in education and a theoretical framework for optimising motivation in the classroom Captures the essence of motivation from a variety of theoretical perspectives and presents research conducted in different classrooms Includes the work of top researchers from around the world, helping readers gain an international perspective on motivation in education research Affords an insights into intervention work done on motivation in a number of Singapore classrooms