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Motivating Students


Hobson, E. (2004) Getting students to read: Fourteen tips, IDEA Paper #40:

Kirk, K. (2016) Student motivations and attitudes, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College:

Solis, A. (2008) Teaching for cognitive engagement, IDRA Newsletter:

Svinicki, M. (2016) Motivation: An updated analysis, IDEA Paper #59:



Ambrose, S. A., et al. 2010. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Barkley, E. F. 2010. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Benassi, V.A., C.E. Overson, and C.M. Hakala. (2014) Applying the science of learning in education: Infusing psychological science into the curriculum, American Psychological Association: