Workshop: Fostering Learning at University

Thomas Martens conducted a workshop on 30 June 2016 at the TU Dresden with the title “Fostering Learning at University: the Heterogeneity of Motivational Processes”. This workshop showed different ways of learning motivation and how the individual learning processes of students can be promoted. As theoretical basis served the Integrated…

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Motivation and Educational Perspectives of Gifted Children

At the conference of “Bildung und Begabung” [Education & Giftedness] 31 May 2016 with the title “Perspektive Begabung: Diversität als Chance” [Future of Giftedness: Diversity as an Opportunity] Thomas Martens delivered a keynote entitled “Motivation and Educational Perspectives of Gifted Children”. While one child follows his interests and develops remarkable…

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Different Transitions towards Learning at University: Exploring the Heterogeneity of Motivational Processes

This chapter discusses transitions towards learning at university from a perspective of regulation processes. The Integrated Model of Learning and Action is used to identity different patterns of motivational regulation amongst first-year students at university by using mixed distribution models. Five subpopulations of motivational regulation could be identified: students with…

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Special Issue paying tribute to Prof. Dr. Willy Lens

Psychologica Belgica is happy to announce the publication of Vol 56(2) alongside a . All content is now available to read online. 56: Issue 3 (special issue): Emerging trends and future directions for the field of motivation psychology: A special issue in honor of Prof. Dr. Willy Lens Guest edited by Maarten Vansteenkiste…

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