Learning A La Carte: A Theory-Based Tool For Maximizing Student Engagement

Jeremy Sibold
2016 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
It is well-established that motivation is a critical component of one's best performance of a task. A primary model in the field of motivation is the self-determination theory (SDT). The three pillars of SDT include competency, autonomy, and relatedness; when supported these have been shown to improve the quality, consistency, and persistence of one's effort at a task. It is the purpose of this article to examine relevant SDT research, and utilize relatable trans-disciplinary findings in
more » ... of the discussion of a novel course development technique that maximizes student engagement in the higher education environment—the assessment menu
doi:10.19030/tlc.v13i2.9641 fatcat:mxtwlogiyfdihjprtas4agtaoi