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EDE422 Motivation in Human Development

Provides a survey of theory and research in human motivation, with particular application to human development, educational and organizational settings, and counseling. Explores several influential approaches to motivation before focusing on one major contemporary approach known as self-determination theory. Topics covered include: the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation; processes of socialization and internalization; and the importance of basic psychological need satisfaction in educational, organizational, and counseling contexts. Emphasis is placed on application of motivational principles in the professional settings identified above.

Credits: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Instructors: M. Lynch
EDE 422 Motivation in Human Development course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.