Teaching and Learning: Motivating Learners
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Damiani, Isabella, Andrew C. Thoron, and James C. Bunch. 2018. “Teaching and Learning: Motivating Learners: AEC642/AE305, 5/2018”. EDIS 2018 (4). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ae305-2018.


Motivation is a process that drives individuals forward. Educators must be aware of the continuum of motivation and appropriately provide opportunities for student engagement, learning, and growth. This 2-page document discusses how to motivate learners. Written by Isabella Damiani, Andrew Thoron, and J. C. Bunch and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, May 2018.

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