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Note: This event is intended for faculty, staff, and advanced graduate students at the University of Maryland. In this workshop, we will focus on the factors that influence student motivation and whether specific teaching and learning approaches can foster student motivation. One of the most common questions that faculty ask is "How can I motivate my students to learn?" The best answer is "it depends" since motivation is a complex human characteristic that is affected by external and internal factors that are influenced by cultural and situational components. The workshop will focus on recent findings by the National Academies report "How People Learn II." Participants are encouraged to come with questions, ideas, and approaches, which affect student motivation in positive or negative ways. Spencer A. Benson, PhDInstructional Consultant, Graduate School and TLTC, University of MarylandEducation Innovations International Consulting, LLCEii-Consulting LLC This event may be photographed or filmed for promotional purposes. If you require any accommodations please email
  • Start:March 28, 2019
  • End:March 28, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:TLTC Instructional Design Studio, 0201 Edward St. John, College Park, Maryland, United States
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Other
  • Ticket Price:N/A


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