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What drives motivation in ESL/EFL classrooms?

Cacciattolo, Marcelle and McKenna, Tarquam (2012) What drives motivation in ESL/EFL classrooms? Journal of Asian Critical Education, 1 (1). pp. 57-69. ISSN 2201-0106

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Abstract

Motivation is central to infusing any effective classroom setting with hope, enthusiasm and meaningfully rich teaching moments. Motivating students to aspire to successfully learn is an area that is extensively written about in various teaching and learning texts. But, what does it really mean to have a love of learning of another language with acuity around the politics of learning English? Motivational research tells us that the most successful teachers are those who can draw on innovative and informed teaching approaches that elicit meaningful moments.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID25989, motivational theory, English as a second language, English as a foreign language, ESL, EFL
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
SEO Classification > 9301 Learner and Learning
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Depositing User: Yimin Zeng
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 22:31
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 05:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22097
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