Allan Ornstein (Ph.D., New York University) is Professor of Education at St. John's University in New York. He is the author of more than 55 texts and 400 articles and research papers, and has served as a consultant for more than 60 government and educational agencies. He is a co-author of FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, now in its twelfth edition (Wadsworth Cengage Learning).
Daniel Levine is a former Professor of Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and before that at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Levine has authored numerous journal articles and papers on urban education, school reform, and related topics.
I. Introduction II. Knowledge Motivation Theories Attribution Theory Social Cognitive Theory Motivation is Learned Motive Dispositions Developmental Sensitivities Motivation is Interactive Co-regulation in the Zone of Proximal Development Teacher-Student Interaction: Rewarding Behavior Task Opportunity Assessment and Accountability Motivation is Multifaceted Goal Identification Goal Relationships Goal Coordination Goals, Choices, and Conflicts III. Applications Quality of Instruction Planning Lessons Implementing Instruction Designing Task Opportunities Evaluating Student Learning and Motivation Safe and Supporting Relationships The Integration of Achievement and Affiliation Co-regulation and Adaptive Learning Responsibility and Interpersonal Relationships Responsibility and Learning Opportunity and Stress IV. Extensions