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Motivating Students

Motivating Students

This is a chapter from the book, Tools for Teaching, by Barbara Gross Davis; Jossey-Bass Publishers: San Francisco, 1993. The author describes several techniques for motivating students in the classroom. Topics here include: General Strategies, Incorporating Instructional Behaviors That Motivate Students, Structuring the Course to Motivate Students, De-emphasizing Grades, Motivating Students by Responding to Their Work, Motivating Students to Do the Reading, and References.


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