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    INTRODUCTION A widely observed behavior in students is their decrease in motivation. Many will label students as being ‘lazy’ or ‘careless’ with their work when in reality multiple factors are influencing their motivation to do well in school. Two kinds of motivation, intrinsic and extrinsic, are the primary influences on how students behave in school. Intrinsic motivation is very important because it is what makes students want to learn more because the reward is self-satisfaction and enjoyment

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    Motivation is defined as the driving force or the reason behind any action. There are two types of motivation:- 1. Extrinsic Motivation: Extrinsic motivation is defined as the type of motivation in which the person is motivated by external benefits. These benefits can occur in tangible or intangible forms. Extrinsic motivation that is in tangible nature includes money, medals and trophies while intangible forms of extrinsic motivation includes praise, recognition etc. For example a student who works

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    Motivation is a very important factor no matter what sport you coach or what the team or athlete goals are. A true coach must be able to understand their athlete and be able to tap into their motivation, maximizing their performance. Chapter four was written about two particular types of motivation, intrinsic and extrinsic. No matter what theory you believe, all theories boil down to these two types of motivation. Knowing the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, can help you hone

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    Motivation Ken 1 Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Literature Review AK 11 April 2013 Professor J. Losche PSY-432 Ken 2 Both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation help to fit psychological values and beliefs of an individual. Intrinsic motivation comes from the inside of an individual, such as the drive to do something. Extrinsic motivation comes from the outside factors, such as doing something for a reward. There are mixed emotions

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    intrinsic motivation? With people so used to monetary rewards and other extrinsic motivation, how do managers use intrinsic motivation methods to motivate staff? Introduction Work motivation can be defined as the psychological forces within a person that determine an employee’s behavior in an organization, effort level, and persistence in the face of obstacles (Kanfer, 1990). In simple words, motivation determines why an employee acts a certain way. Most managers agree that employee motivation can be

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    Definition of motivation- The internal mechanisms and external stimuli that arouse and direct behaviour. Intrinsic motivation- Intrinsic motivation is the internal factors of motivation. An individual that has intrinsic motivation usually plays the sport that they play because of their personal satisfaction and because it is fun and enjoyable. Also because they feel the need and desire to achieve big things and being successful by playing this sport. They also have the will to win all the games

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    Definitions Intrinsic Motivation Intrinsically motivated behaviours are behaviours or tasks that are displayed or completed with no apparent reward other than the activity itself (Deci, 1975). Intrinsic motivation is fueled by personal enjoyment, interest or pleasure. In a classroom setting, intrinsic motivation refers to the student completing an activity or displaying a desired behaviour purely for its inherent satisfaction (Ryan and Deci, 2000, as cited in Oudeyer and Kaplan, 2007). Salmon (2007)

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    *Extrinsic motivation is a behavior or activity to receive an award or ovoid a punishment. Intrinsic motivation is a behavior is rewarding personally and doing the activity for the sake of doing and not for a reward. Both motivations can be very useful. Extrinsic can be used to motivate someone to learn new skills by offering a reward. It can also be a source of feedback to let someone know that they are doing a good job. Intrinsic helps when praise from outside increases your internal motivation

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    motivate others. The evidence he showed was giving an extrinsic reward produces substandard results when individuals where asked to complete a job where critical thinking was needed to complete the task at hand. Individuals become less creative and unable to solve problems when they are given a reward in the end. Dan showed that people are motivated by cognitive task than those who are rewarded. Dan also points out that removing extrinsic motivation actually encourages more creative thinking and ultimately

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    provide great leadership in the classroom. It speaks of the two types of motivation, intrinsic, and extrinsic. They are both considered to be very powerful motivators, and skills that we as educators should learn, if we want our students to succeed. Intrinsic motivation comes from within us, what we do. How we can use what the student likes to provide good leadership, and help our students achieve their goals. Extrinsic motivation is more like a system of rewards and punishments,

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