A Motivation Inventory - A Tool for Teachers´ Action Research
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Faculty development programs might aid teachers in action research by providing them with tools to reflect on their teaching. The MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation Inventory will be introduced, a tool that teachers use to assess student motivation, aiming at modifying their teaching accordingly. The inventory has been validated in several fields and age groups. It is based on the MUSIC Model of Motivation (Jones, 2017), a model developed after extensive study of motivation research and theories. The acronym describes five classroom factors that are strongly related to motivation, M: eMpowerment, U: Usefulness, S: Success, I: Interest and C: Caring.