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Author Reid, Gavin, 1950-

Title Motivating learners in the classroom : ideas and strategies / Gavin Reid.

Imprint London : Paul Chapman Pub., 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 134, 56 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 130) and index.
Summary T̀his is a rare find, a book that manages to turn educational theory into accessible practice. It will appeal to teachers, managers, support staff and anyone interested in how we learn. This is a book relevant to everyone involved in education as it gets right to the heart of what makes us achieve: motivation. An empowering read - don't miss it!' - Support for Learning. Às the title suggests, motivation is a key theme, and this is explored with reference to theoretical perspectives on learning and how these can be translated into practice. A real strength of the book lies in its emphasis on t.
Contents Cover; Contents; CD Rom contents; Acknowledgements; About the author; Introduction; How to use this book; 1 The foundations of learning; 2 Motivation to learn; 3 Self-knowledge -- the role of learning styles; 4 The learning environment; 5 Memory -- recognise, revise, review, recall and reflect; 6 Tasks and expectations; 7 Social and emotional factors; 8 Managing learning; 9 The effective school; 10 Reflection; Appendix -- Useful Resources; References; Index; CD-Rom Content
Language English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Motivation in education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
EDUCATION -- Educational Psychology.
Motivation in education.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Reid, Gavin, 1950- Motivating learners in the classroom. London : Paul Chapman Pub., 2007 9781412930963 1412930960 (DLC) 2007928711 (OCoLC)76363881
ISBN 9781849202688 (electronic bk.)
1849202680 (electronic bk.)