Learning Objectives

  1. Describe outcome expectations and efficacy expectations with respect to student and teacher efficacy.
  2. Explain how self-worth affects the motivation of success-oriented students, overstrivers, and failure-avoiding and failure-accepting students.
  3. Explain how autonomy, competence, and relatedness can facilitate intrinsic motivation.
  4. Define internalization and explain how educational contexts can facilitate internalization of behaviors.
  5. Describe techniques teachers can use to enhance students’ intrinsic motivation and identify which self theory supports each technique.