Landing : Athabascau University

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lisa_Legault/publication/311692691_Intrinsic_and_Extrinsic_Motivation/links/5856e60d08ae77ec37094289.pdf

A short article from Lisa Legault that summarizes self-determination theory (SDT) and its findings very succinctly and clearly. It's especially effective at highlighting the way the spectrum of extrinsic-to-intrinsic motivation works (including the integrated/identified/introjected continuum), and in describing the relationships between autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Nothing new here, nothing inspirational, just a useful resource to point people at so they can learn about the central tenets of SDT

Comments

  • Jon,

    Thanks for sharing this article. It was great to see such a succinct discussion of the topic and research.

    I am in the midst of creating a syllabus for a course i am teaching in the next semester on Educational Psychology. I am going to add this reading to the courrse.


    By the way, the course is going to be self-directed and take place in Pace Commons (my Elgg site).

    Best,

    Gerald

    Gerald Ardito January 15, 2017 - 2:13pm

These comments are moderated. Your comment will not be visible unless accepted by the content owner.

Only simple HTML formatting is allowed and any hyperlinks will be stripped away. If you need to include a URL then please simply type it so that users can copy and paste it if needed.

(Required)

(Required)