As a new instructor, one of the challenges that I am faced with is how to keep student's attention and motivation during classtime. Student's will be preoccupied with their cell phones or up/down and in/out of the classroom during lecture time. Some students will distract the lecture by diversional outbursts, hoping to get a class response and disrupt the lecuturer.
After completing one of the maxknowlege courses, it appeared to me that two types of motivators exist: Intrinsic and Extrinsic. Both can be helpful when preparing weekly lesson plans. For example, emphasizing relevance to the topic at hand would be an extrinsic motivator… >>>