What drives motivation in ESL/EFL classrooms?

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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


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
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22097
Official URL http://freireproject.org/wp-content/journals/jace/...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Historical > SEO Classification > 9301 Learner and Learning
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Keywords ResPubID25989, motivational theory, English as a second language, English as a foreign language, ESL, EFL
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