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AVID Workshop: Student Motivation, Part 2
May 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Register at My Chemeketa
Motivation matters; it is a precursor to student engagement. Frequently, educators lament about “how to motivate students to care about their learning.” While the literature is overrun with deficit thinking about students, their families, culture, socioeconomic background, and communities, this professional learning module provides a foundation for educators to reflect about how deficit thinking often permeates how we think about students and offers alternative practices in order to create positive learning environments. Grounded in culturally responsive pedagogy, this module assists participants to develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between culture and the motivation to learn through diverse counter beliefs and values that students and educators bring to a learning environment.
Part 2 of this professional learning module examines the Framework for Student Motivation by assisting educators in a collegiate setting to develop learning outcomes which foster greater intercultural competence and reframe syllabi, activities, programs, and policies towards a more culturally responsive learning environment. These modules can benefit participants across divisions in academic and student affairs as well as faculty and administration.