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From concepts of motivation to its application in instructional design: Reconsidering motivation from an instructional design perspective

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This paper explores the concepts of motivation, including extrinsic motivation and intrinsic motivation. It describes how motivation becomes a major concern in the field of instructional design (ID). Furthermore, a motivation model—the ARCS model—is identified and discussed. Finally, it provides an example of how to apply the motivational design process in ID. The aim of this paper is to facilitate a deeper understanding of motivation and to inform professionals about its importance in learning

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: School of Educational Research, Leadership, and Technology, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado, USA

Publication date: 2009-07-01

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