Topic 1: Discussion Question 1
Using extrinsic rewards in the classroom is often controversial. Where do you stand in terms of providing students with rewards for reaching behavioral or academic goals? After reviewing the readings and any additional sources, do you plan to use extrinsic motivators in your future classroom? If so, how?
Engagement in Classroom Learning: Creating Temporal Participation Incentives for Extrinsically Motivated Students Through Bonus Credits
Read “Engagement in Classroom Learning: Creating Temporal Participation Incentives for Extrinsically Motivated Students Through Bonus Credits,” by Rassuli, from the Journal of Education for Business (2012).
Topic 1: Discussion Question 2
In order to encourage and promote student motivation and engagement, instructors must provide support while academically challenging students. Discuss strategies to provide support for academically, behaviorally, and socially diverse students. Be specific in naming strategies.