Date of Award
Master of Arts in English Composition
Examines how the cognitive and biological perspectives of Intrinsic Motivation (IM) could collaboratively engage second language (L2) students in the university writing classroom. Brain-structures and body systems specifically associated with intrinsic motivation are detailed, and brain-based learning strategies are outlined. Concludes with a sample application for the university writing classroom that reflects a brain-based approach to L2 learning.
Kucia-Stauder, Kristin Marie, "Stimulating intrinsic motivation: Brain-based pedagogy for the second-language writing classroom" (2006). Theses Digitization Project. 3010.