How are motivation, learner engagement, and learning related? What are some ways that we can increase motivation in our learners, whether planning for instruction in person, online, with younger students, or adults? These are some of the issues we will address in this episode of Learner Engagement Activated.

Figure 1. Components and strategies of the ARCS model (Keller, 1987a)

Dr. Park provided some additional resources here if you would like to learn more about the relationship between motivation and engagement.

  1. Motivational design for learning and performance: The ARCS model approach:
  2. Building a structural model of motivational regulation and learning engagement for undergraduate and graduate students in higher education:
  3. Relationships between motivational strategies and cognitive learning in distance education courses:
  4. Effects of motivational regulation on effort and achievement: A mediation model: 

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