Search for dissertations about: "intrinsic motivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the words intrinsic motivation.

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

    Author : Jenny Maria Hellgren; Magnus Österholm; Jim Ryder; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Passion for Participation : The Importance of Creating Support for Motivation

    Author : Carina Hallqvist; Katarina Lindblad Gidlund; Johanna Sefyrin; Fredrik Karlsson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IS development; OSS development; participation; motivation; intrinsic and extrinsic; internalization; self-determination theory; cross-organizational; mixed scenarios; hybrid project; IS-utveckling; OSS-utveckling; deltagande; motivation; inre och yttre motivation; internalisering; self-determination theory; tvärorganisatorisk verksamhet; blandade scenarios;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a study of an open source software project that focuses on the software development of an e-service in a municipal context. The focus is on environmental factors that either limit or promote the motivation to participate in the open source project, the "Parent-Teacher Meeting" project, a web-based communication and information channel whose purpose is to enhance the contacts between schools and parents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivation and episodic memory performance

    Author : Leonard Ngaosuvan; Timo Mäntylä; Carl-Martin Allwood; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Motivation; Memory Performance; Psykologi; Psychology; 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

  4. 4. Computational problem solving in university physics education : Students’ beliefs, knowledge, and motivation

    Author : Madelen Bodin; Mikael Winberg; Diane Grayson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physics education; computational physics; simulation; beliefs; motivation; mental models; network analysis; didactics of physics; fysikdidaktik;

    Abstract : Solving physics problem in university physics education with a computational approach requires knowledge and skills in several domains, for example, physics, mathematics, programming, and modelling. These competences are in turn related to students' beliefs about these domains as well as about learning, and their motivation to learn. READ MORE

  5. 5. Room for Improvement? : A comparative study of Swedish learners’ free written production in English in the foreign language classroom and in immersion education

    Author : Marika Kjellén Simes; Solveig Granath; Philip Shaw; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Immersion education; CLIL; International Baccalaureate; advanced L2 learners; upper secondary school; L2 learning; L2 acquisition; free written production; low-frequency vocabulary; tense shift; motivation; mastery orientation; intrinsic motivation; sociocultural attitudes; English language; Engelska språket; English; Engelska; Annan forskning med relevans för lärarutbildningen; Other research relevant to Teachers Education;

    Abstract : The present study examines the effects of immersion education on the English of two groups of advanced Swedish learners at upper secondary school. In immersion education, or CLIL, subject content is taught through a second language as a means of enhancing target language competence. READ MORE