Brown: Study Questions and Answers

Brown: Chapter 3 Questions

  1. Discuss the role of "teacher as facilitator" as it relates to motivation in the classroom.
  2. What is the purpose of rewards in a behavioristic sense?
  3. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation?
  4. Why is learner-centered, cooperative teaching intrinsically motivating?
  5. Name 6 general guidelines to follow which will help you to infuse your ESL classroom with intrinsically motivating dynamics.
  6. How does extrinsic motivation enhance intrinsic motivation?
  7. How does a behaviorist's definition of motivation differ from that of cognitive psychological viewpoints?
  8. According to Skinner or Watson, what is the most important factor in a behavioristic psychology?
  9. What is one major weakness of extrinsically driven behavior?
  10. Define intrinsic motivation.
  11. Name some ways of redirecting extrinsic values into intrinsic values in your class.
  12. How do we change tests and exams into intrinsic innovations?

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