Child Development 169: Motivating Children and Adolescents in Educational Settings

Goals, Expectations, & Responsibilities


General purpose of the class:
To learn and discuss how issues of motivation are addressed in child development and education. I am committed to making the class meaningful and to promoting a safe and supporting environment for the learning of all class members (including the Instructor). Many things are negotiable in the class except everyone's commitment to learning and meaningfulness.

My expectations:
I generally expect from you and myself to make mistakes as well as to do our best to correct them. I specifically expect:

  • Participation in the Web and class discussions
  • Reading the assigned literature
  • Writing the final paper
  • Filling out the biweekly feedback surveys
  • Participating in development of the class evaluation
  • General Responsibilities of the class members:


    Last changed: January 20, 1997. Created by Eugene Matusov.