Tag Archives: motivation

Edev_502 response wk5_3

Thanks for your interesting post. I found myself agreeing wholeheartedly with your points. I have a question about one thing you wrote: “Moreover, universities should vary the external motivational features and at the same time should not motivate over-dependence on … Continue reading

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Edev_502 wk5

Week 5’s topic focussed on the teleological function of the process of learning. That’s a roundabout way of saying that the act of learning supposes a permanent change in the individual and that educators need to present processes that encourage … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk4_1

Thanks for the Bouchard article. Self-directed learning (or developing autonomy in learning) is certainly one the ideal goals in higher education (HE). Whether the goal of complete autonomy can be achieved inside HE is an open question. Bouchard (2014) talks … Continue reading

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Edev_502 response wk1_12

I’m very pleased to meet you. Thank you for your interesting and well-thought out post. I was shocked to read that in South Africa, “there is still a perception that the black society may not have the intuition to learn … Continue reading

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