Music student well-being

Guitar student and teacher during lessons

More attention is being paid to the well-being of students. It is understood that without a healthy psychological well-being, success musically or academically is challenging.

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Teacher Motivation Survey

Experiences teachers needed for teacher motivation survey

Teacher Motivation Survey I am recruiting experienced teachers to participate in my online teacher motivation survey. The survey will take about 10mins to complete. The survey is for my Ph.D on teacher motivation. Click on the link below to access the participant and ethics information and for the survey. www.teacher-motivation.com Thanks in advance  

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Minimising the effects of rewards in education.

Use of rewards in education

Minimising the effects of rewards in education. In previous posts, I have outlined why rewards in education are detrimental to interest and intrinsic motivation. However, teachers would still like to use rewards for their students. How do we still continue to use rewards without their detrimental effects? Reduce the salience of rewards in education. Make…

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Rewards affect feelings towards learning and motivation

Desire to answer. Female young student in a group raises her arm in order to answer the question.

Rewards affect feelings towards learning and motivation Rewards are extrinsic motivators (Hidi, 2015). They change the reason for doing a task from internal to external. It may seem like common sense to motivate a student to start or complete a task with the use of reward. However, the change from intrinsic to extrinsic motivation with…

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