Engın, Ali Osman; Seven, Mehmet Ali; Zengın, Buğra
September 2003
Ekev Academic Review;Fall2003, Vol. 7 Issue 17, p199
Academic Journal
Student motivation naturally has to do with to participate in the learning process. Although students may be equally motivated to perform a task, the sources of their motivation may differ. A student who is intrinsically motivated undertakes an activity. This task motivates the student .For its own sake, for the enjoyment it provides, the learning it permits, or the feelings of accomplishment it evokes. Motivation to learn is a competence acquired through general experience but stimulated most directly through modeling, communication of expectations and direct instruction or socialization by significant others.


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