School of Letters Department of Humanities Human Sciences Course
Psychology Major
Major (Credit 2)

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Learning and Development II
Learning and Development II
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Professor NAKAMURA Tomoyasu
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2019 SpringTerm
Ito Classroom
J科目 (日本語, 日本語)
Course Overview The concept of "motivation" has important role for understanding children's learning, development, and human well-being. How is motivation shaped and promoted? Also, in what circumstances and situations do motivation decline? This class will examine various theories about motivation, such as hierarchy of needs theory, causal attribution theory, and achievement goal theory, etc. We will discuss and learn about some basic concepts of motivation, and how motivation relate to interpersonal relationships and better school adaptation.
Last updated : 2019/9/30 (15:04)