Making the Ordinary Extraordinary. The Hybrid approach.


The hybrid approach to making learning in my classroom extraordinary. 

I realise that no matter what I do or how much I do, If I don’t get my students on board we are not going anywhere. What they need is motivation, but not just any motivation.

Biggs & Tang speak of the different types of motivation that we experience from our learners and the importance of the right type to drive deep learning and academic excellence.

There are those who are Extrinsically Motivated by what the outcome of their work and effort will produce, they are doing the activity for its instrumental value (Ryan & Deci 2000) . This could be positive in the form of a reward, or in some cases negative in the form of a sanction. Either way the real focus is not on the activity but on the potential outcome.

Some students may be Socially…

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