MOTIVATION. Irmak Solmaz 030305. INTRODUCTION. Motivation is the reason or reasons for engaging in a particular behavior, especially human behavior as studied in philosophy, conflict, economics, psychology, and neuropsychology.
Though it is thought that students are more likely to be intrinsically motivated if they:
Because students are not always internally motivated,
they sometimes need situated motivation, which is found in
environmental conditions that the teacher creates.
The average workplace is about midway between the extremes
of high threat and high opportunity. Motivation by threat is a
dead-end strategy, and naturally staff are more attracted to the
opportunity side of the motivation curve than the threat side.