Motivating students


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Includes guidelines for the teachers how effectivly they can manage the class and students and how they can keep the moral of students high.

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Motivating students

  1. 1. By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />MOTIVATING STUDENTS<br />BY: Hanan Iftekhar<br />MBA (HR), Lecturer/Career Counselor, The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan<br /><br />
  2. 2. Importance of students motivation<br />“Good everyday teaching practices can do more to counter student boredom than special efforts to attack motivation directly”<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  3. 3. What are those good teaching practices?<br />Teacher’s Behaviour(Calm, Understanding But not rude)<br />Teaching Style (Encouraging, Enthusiastic, Guiding, Helping)<br />Structure of the Course (Straightforward, Smooth Orientation)<br />Information Interactions (Anecdotes, Examples etc.)<br />Empathy (Feeling the intent of the students)<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  4. 4. Types of motivation<br />Two basic classifications of MOTIVATION<br />Intrinsic Motivation<br />Extrinsic Motivation<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  5. 5. Intrinsic motivation<br />Having a Desire to Learn a Topic due to it’s Inherent Interests for Self Fulfillment , Enjoyment to achieve Mastery in a Subject.<br /> Desire FSelf Fulfilment<br /> Learn OEnjoyment<br /> Topic RMastery<br /> Inherent Interest Subject<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  6. 6. Extrinsic motivation<br /> To Perform and Succeed for the sake of Accomplishment or a Specific result or Outcome.<br />Exp: Students who are Grade-Oriented.<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  7. 7. What motivates the students?<br />Using examples & anecdotes<br />Giving positive & encouraging feedback<br />Create an open & positive atmosphere<br />Help students feel that they are the valued members of a learning community.<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  8. 8. Make it real<br />Create learning activities that are based on topics relevant to your students lives.<br />Quote local examples<br />Discus events in the news<br />Connecting the subject with your student’s culture, outside interests and social lives. <br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  9. 9. Provide choices<br />Make them feel sense of anatomy during learning process.<br />Make them realize that, there is being heard<br />Let them pick up their lab partners, group members.<br />Assignment due dates may be discussed and decided with their consent. <br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  10. 10. Balance the change<br />Level of difficulty maybe slightly above than their current ability<br />Too much easy task promotes boredom <br />Too much difficult task promotes anxiety.<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  11. 11. Seek role models <br />Giving them influences/inspiration from role models, maybe an invited guest, fellow students or other peers.<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  12. 12. Sense of belonging<br />Develop a sense of belonging<br />Causes a lot of intrinsic motivation<br />Encourage student participation<br />Stay prepared for class <br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  13. 13. Supportive style<br />Supportive teaching style that encourages<br />Increased student interests<br />Enjoyment<br />Engagement<br />Better performance<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  14. 14. Strategize with struggling students<br />Teach them HOW to learn<br />Get them working and thinking on in a optimistic and positive manner.<br />By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />
  15. 15. By: Hanan Iftekhar (<br />THANKYOU<br />