Badges as Goals: Achievement Goal Theory

This is part of a series of posts that will build into my final paper for the Motivation course I am taking this semester. I want to emphasize that this a rough draft and welcome comments, especially ones that point out flaws in my logic or understanding of the motivational theory under consideration. I’m going… Continue reading Badges as Goals: Achievement Goal Theory

Badges as gold stars: The Behavioral View of Motivation and Learning

This is part of a series of posts that will build into my final paper for the Motivation course I am taking this semester. I want to emphasize that this a rough draft and welcome comments, especially ones that point out flaws in my logic or understanding of the motivational theory under consideration. I’m going… Continue reading Badges as gold stars: The Behavioral View of Motivation and Learning

#MACUL 2011: Using Social Media for Professional Learning

Presentation information: Thursday, March 17: 1-2 pm Below is the slidedeck, the live notes, and the curated tweets from the session, with added google doc of notes. Here are some additional resources from the National Writing Project’s Digital Is site, a wonderful resource for teachers looking to add more tech to their classrooms: #PleaseHelp: Learning… Continue reading #MACUL 2011: Using Social Media for Professional Learning

Motivation interview with Paul Oh

In CEP 900/930, we were tasked with creating an audio interview that demonstrated motivation in learning.  Here is my interview with Paul Oh, senior program associate with the National Writing Project. I chose to interview Paul Oh for many reasons.  First and foremost, he is one of the most motivated learners I know.  He is… Continue reading Motivation interview with Paul Oh