2d: Motivating Your Students
In this module, faculty learn how to motivate students by developing students’ appreciation for their discipline. In addition, faculty learn to support student success through goal setting, incentivize assignment completion, and use a variety of assessment and instructional strategies to meet the needs and showcase the strengths of different types of learners.
To satisfy the module requirements, faculty must apply at least one technique, such as discussing their interest in the discipline, establishing incentives for assignment completion, or teaching students the DAPPS formula for setting goals.
This module is one of seven modules under ACUE’s unit on Establishing a Productive Learning Environment.
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