When the first edition of Diversity and Motivation waspublished in 1995, it became a premier resource for faculty andadministrators seeking effective and practical strategies that foster motivation among culturally diverse student groups.
This revised and updated second edition of Diversity andMotivation offers a comprehensive understanding of teaching methods that promote respect, relevance, engagement, and academic success. Margery B. Ginsberg and Raymond J. Wlodkowski base theirin sights and concrete suggestions on their experiences and researchas college faculty.
The book defines norms, illustrates practices, and provide stools to develop four foundational conditions for intrinsicallymotivated learning: establishing inclusion, developing a positiveattitude, enhancing meaning, and engendering competence. Theauthors provide perspectives on the social justice implications ofeach condition.
Diversity and Motivation includes resources to helpeducators create a supportive community of learners, facilitateequitable discussions in linguistically diverse classrooms, designengaging lessons, and assess students fairly. The ideas in this book apply across disciplines and include teaching practices thatcan be easily adapted to a range of postsecondary settings.
In addition, the authors include a cohesive approach to syllabus construction, lesson design, and faculty development. This newedition also contains a framework for motivating students outsidetraditional classroom settings.