Module 11

Motivation, Self-Regulation, and Emotion

Effect of motivation and emotion on cognition & learning

Keller’s Motivational Design Model (ARCS)

Goals and Outcomes

Outcomes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • define motivation for learning
  • identify factors contributing to motivation
  • explain the constructs for motivation
  • identify four conditions of motivation for instructional design
  • describe the effects of positive emotion on human well-being
  • describe the effects of positive emotions in multimedia design
  • describe the impact of the speaker’s voice in narration
  • states the role of social cues in multimedia messages.

Selected Readings

Required

  • Keller, J. M. (1987). Development and use of the ARCS model of instructional design. Journal of instructional development, 10(3), 2-10.
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  • Fredrickson, B.L. (2001). The Role of Emotion in Positive Psychology: The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions. American Psychologist, 56, 218-226.
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Recommended:

  • Isen, A. M., Nowicki, G. P., & Daubman, K. A. (1987). Positive affect facilitates creative problem solving. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 52(6), 1122-1131.
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  • Um, E., Plass, J. L., Hayward, E. O., & Homer, B. D. (2012). Emotional design in multimedia learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104(2), 485-498.
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  • Mayer, R. E. (2003). Social cues in multimedia learning: Role of speaker’s voice. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(2), 419-425.
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“To Do” List

Discussions

Applying ARCS Motivational Design Model

Keller (1987) provided an instructional design model (ARCS) to integrate motivation elements into the design process. Select one of your instructional units and briefly explain how you can apply ARCS into your instruction.

Make your initial posts before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on Day 5 of this module. After making your initial postings, review at least two of your classmates’ postings and reply to their threads.Complete your replies before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the next Monday.

Discussion postings should always be thoughtful and courteous and include some references or direct evidence from the module’s content, readings, or assignments to support your statements. In order to ensure that postings are appropriate in length and substance, please limit your initial postings to 100 – 200 words and each of your responses to 25 – 50 words.

Assignments

Multimedia Product Critique Paper #3

Please read the Multimedia Product Critiques page for details about this assignment. 

Overview

Throughout this course, students will identify three multimedia products and compose a critique paper for each of them. This assignment is designed to sharpen your critical thinking in evaluating multimedia products.

Due Dates

  • Critique Paper #3: (Due: the 1st day on Module 14)
Annotated Bibliographies for Module 11

Please read the Annotated Bibliographies for Module Reading page for details about this assignment. 

Outcomes

After completing this assignment, you will be able to:

  • define motivation for learning
  • identify factors contributing to motivation
  • explain the constructs for motivation
  • identify four conditions of motivation for instructional design
  • describe the effects of positive emotion on human well-being
  • describe the effects of positive emotions in multimedia design
  • describe the impact of the speaker’s voice in narration
  • states the role of social cues in multimedia messages.

Instructions

  1. Read all assigned reading carefully and thoroughly.
  2. Summarize the most important ideas and questions for ALL journal articles or book chapters covered in the week (including the one you find).
  3. For EACH journal article or book chapter, the summary should be between 150 – 300 words in length. This is not a reaction paper or an excerpt, but rather your synthesis of the main ideas and related questions. View an synthesis example at the Template page.
  4. Compose all of your annotated bibliographies in MS Word and check for spelling/grammatical errors.
  5. Post your synthesis text onto a Weebly page as online text (not file attachment) and label the page appropriately.

Submitting and Posting 

  1. To submit your work, copy and paste your synthesis text onto the corresponding link under Submissions inside Moodle before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the following Monday.

Grading
Grades on the synthesis will be based on the requirement listed in the Annotated Bibliographies for Module Reading page. Read it carefully to get a sense of the instructor’s specific expectations.