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  • Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:
    Describe the nature of globalization and assess the aims and methods of comparative criminal justice and criminology.
    And use technology and information resources to research comparative perspectives of criminal justice.
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  • 1. How Learning Works Chapter 3 What Factors Motivate Students to Learn?
  • 2. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • “Students’ motivation generates, directs, and sustains what they do to learn” (p.69). – If students are not interested in the course content, they will zone out or see no value in understanding – If students don’t think they will be successful, they probably wont do to a self-fulfilling prophecy
  • 3. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Two important concepts that are critical in motivating a students ability to learn: – Subjective value of their overall goal – Expectations for obtaining a specific goal
  • 4. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Goals – Performance goals: protecting a desired image • Performance-approach goal: focus on attaining competence by meeting standard • Performance-avoidant goal: avoiding incompetence by meeting standards – Learning goal: trying to learn what is taught – Work-avoidant goal: showing little interest – Affective goal: engaged in stimulating activity – Social goal: making friends
  • 5. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Values – Attainment value – Intrinsic value – Instrumental value
  • 6. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Expectancies – Outcome expectancies – Efficacy expectancies
  • 7. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Strategies to Established Value – Connect the material to students’ interest – Provide authentic, real-world tasks – Show relevance to students current academic lives – Demonstrate the relevance of higher level skills to students’ future professional lives – Identify and reward what you value – Show your own passion and enthusiasm for the discipline
  • 8. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Strategies that help students build positive expectancies – Provide flexibility and control – Identify an appropriate level of challenge – Describe effective study strategies – Provide early success opportunities – Provide rubrics – Be fair
  • 9. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Summary – There are many different variables that influence a students ability to be motivated – If possible, try to have multiple and diverse goals that may not match with yours
  • 10. What Factors Motivate Students to Learn? • Summary – There are many different variables that influence a students ability to be motivated – If possible, try to have multiple and diverse goals that may not match with yours