Close the Stable Doors: Effects of Motivation and Engagement on Learner Achievement?  

Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen A very popular one-liner, used by parents, teachers, politicians, and also educational scientists is that “THE current problem in education is a lack of learner motivation”. In other words: learners find education boring, not appealing, unattractive and that’s why they don’t achieve their full potential.  Concepts such as motivation … Continue reading Close the Stable Doors: Effects of Motivation and Engagement on Learner Achievement?