Where there's a Will... Motivation and Volition in College Teaching and Learning
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 152
J-B TL Single Issue Teaching and Learning (Series Nr. 152)
1. Edition February 2018
120 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Theall, Michael / Keller, John M. (Editor)
Motivating students a primary goal of education - is complex, to say the least. This issue focuses on a model for motivation, volition, and performance that acknowledges the importance of volition as action subsequent to motivation: action that leads to improved performance.
This MVP model provides a framework for considering various teaching and learning topics and can be extended into other areas such as professional development. While models such as MVP are particularly helpful in establishing the relationships among constructs and in explaining theoretical bases, integration and application of such models are equally important. This issue discusses applications of the model and provide concrete ideas for integrating it into ongoing teaching practice.
This is the 152nd volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education series. It offers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improving college teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructors and the latest findings of educational and psychological researchers.