Search for dissertations about: "Motivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 679 swedish dissertations containing the word Motivation.

  1. 1. L3 Motivation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Alastair Henry; Högskolan Väst.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; L3 Motivation; foreign languages; L2 Motivational Self System;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to study secondary school students' motivation to learn a second foreign language in addition to English. In addition to the empirical investigation of L3 motivation over a program of study and the testing of the widely-held assumption that L2 English impacts negatively on L3 motivation, the aim was also to contribute to the conceptual development of self-based motivation theory by examining the evolution and development of language-speaking/using selves, and by addressing the issue of interference between different self-guides. READ MORE

  2. 2. Affective motivation Studies of its importance for entrepreneurial activities

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Adesuwa Omorede; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : Motivation is a significant concept within the entrepreneurial process, referring to everything from identifying opportunities and generating or articulating ideas to evaluating opportunities and planning steps to form or launch an enterprise and then grow and develop that enterprise. Motivational drivers can be classified as non-affective (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Students as scientists a study of motivation in the science classroom

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Jenny Maria Hellgren; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; motivation; emotions; experiences; authentic science; student-teacher-scientist partnership; secondary school; implementation; classroom; mathematics; self-determination theory; didactics of natural science; naturvetenskapens didaktik;

    Abstract : School science and mathematics have been criticized for being difficult, de-contextualised and teacher-centred. This thesis concerns student motivation in science and mathematics in secondary school, and in particular student motivation in relation to student-teacher-scientist partnerships (STSPs) and an authentic science task called the Medicine Hunt where students help scientists to find new antibiotics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Motivation and episodic memory performance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Psykologi

    Author : Leonard Ngaosuvan; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Motivation; Memory Performance; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : In everyday life, motivation and learning are connected like music and dancing. Many educators realize this and work hard to improve their students' motivation. A motivated student may repeat and self-rehearse the content of a chapter more often, which leads to better learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational death and employee motivation Investigating a plant closure in a multi-plant organization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lars Häsänen; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Plant closure; closedown; goal theory; goal setting; motivation; organizational death; productivity; efficiency; performance and psychological climate; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Major organizational changes are often connected with a variety of negative outcomes for both employees and the organization alike. As a contrast to this, organizational deaths have instead been associated with increased productivity and motivation to perform, despite certainty of job loss. READ MORE