Helps educators create an optimum learning environment for students with different learning styles and is packed with practical, adaptable strategies to help every learner succeed.
Chapter 6: Tasks and Expectations
Tasks and Expectations
Learners need to be optimistic – that is the source of motivation and eventual success. At the same time they need to be realistic and set themselves tasks and goals that can be realised. This is an important factor for motivation and effective learning. The actual task that is set and the expectations of how that task can be achieved are crucial for motivation.
This chapter will therefore provide:
- strategies and suggestions on aspects relating to task development and presentation
- a discussion of factors relating to learner expectations such as attitude, self-fulfilment, setting realistic goals and assessing success.
Key Point: Discussing Goals and Expectations With Learners
It is important to discuss goals and expectations with learners. This is crucial as a learner's perception ...