Combining Technology with the 6 "C's" of Motivation

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  • Combining Technology with the 6 "C's" of Motivation

    1. 1. Combining Technology with the 6 “C’s” of Motivation ED 480 Myosook, Kim
    2. 2. The Six Cs of Motivation <ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Control </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Consequence </li></ul>What are they and how do you use with in the classroom?
    3. 3. Choice <ul><li>Giving students choices promotes intrinsic motivation . </li></ul><ul><li>Students are more motivated to learn about subjects and content of personal interest to them. </li></ul><ul><li>The choices must be relevant to the students either in feeling or value. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Challenge <ul><li>Placing expectations just beyond the students’ skill level provides motivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Set goals high, but not too high to become frustrating. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for students to provide feedback on the level of difficulty. </li></ul><ul><li>Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) </li></ul><ul><li>Students thrive at tasks at or just beyond their skill levels. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Control <ul><li>Allowing students to take ownership for their actions and learning gives a sense of ownership and control over their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Giving them some control over decision-making in the classroom lets them be a part of the entire learning experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Give students the opportunity to self-evaluate . </li></ul>
    6. 6. Collaboration <ul><li>Encouraging students to share ideas enhances thinking and learning and provides inspiration. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative pairs </li></ul><ul><li>Allow students to teach to their peer. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Constructing Meaning <ul><li>Allowing students to fine the value and importance in the tasks they are asked to complete helps to motivate them and enhances their ability to construct meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct individual or small group conferences to discuss the importance of the work that the students are doing. </li></ul><ul><li>When learning certain tasks (i.e. learning to read, use a computer, adding a subtracting) have others demonstrate the importance of the skill in life. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Consequences <ul><li>The end results in a learning project. This is how the students can show others what they have learned. </li></ul><ul><li>Displaying student work </li></ul><ul><li>Entering student work in contests or competitions </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a performance for others. </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing student work </li></ul><ul><li>Having a celebration when the work is completed. </li></ul>
    9. 9. The 7 th C… <ul><li>Technology is a motivator itself! </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps student attention </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts become visual </li></ul><ul><li>Taps into visual learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic and challenging </li></ul>
    10. 10. How can technology improve student motivation in learning? <ul><li>Technology improves motivation when students ….. </li></ul><ul><li>use computer application </li></ul><ul><li>-adjust problems and tasks to maximize students' experience of success. </li></ul><ul><li>use technology applications </li></ul><ul><li>-to produce, demonstrate, and share their work with peers, teachers, and parents. </li></ul><ul><li>challenging, game-like programs and technology applications designed to develop basic skills and knowledge. </li></ul>
    11. 11. References <ul><li>http://gclinton.myweb.uga.edu/edit6400/motivation/6cs/Unidentified-6Cs ebook3_files/frame.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.comnet.ca/~pballan/Vygotsky(1978).htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ferris.edu/fctl/Teaching_and_Learning_Tips/Motivation/IntrinsicvsExtrinsic.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://learngen.org/resources/module/lgend101_norm1 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cat.ilstu.edu/additional/tips/intMotiv.php </li></ul><ul><li>http:// caret.iste.org/index.cfm?fuseaction = answers&QuestionID =3 </li></ul><ul><li>Goggle Images </li></ul>
    12. 12. ED 480, Spring 09 <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>Have a great spring break!!!!! </li></ul>

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