Expert Dive: Motivating Students to Learn: A Q&A with Dr. José Bowen

What strategies can we use to help motivate students so that they can develop a more positive attitude toward learning and achieve greater success? Hear from Dr. José Bowen, a distinguished scholar, author, musician, and recipient of the Ernest L. Boyer Award recognizing contributions to American higher education, about practices to help increase student motivation.

Ask YourselfHow do you know what matters to your students, and how do you use that information to motivate them to learn?


Ask YourselfWhat strategies do you use to help students believe that your course content matters? Have they been successful? Why or why not?



Ask YourselfWhat incentives do you use with students to elicit desired learning behaviors? Have these been successful? Why or why not?


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