Shifting the Mindset 3. The Research on Motivation



In this Learning Path you will increase your understanding of and ability to create the conditions for learners to be intrinsically motivated. As a result of your study, you will reflect on how you, your learning center, and your learning community are doing and plan your next steps related to the elements of The Research on Motivation.


Learning Path Outcomes:

Specifically, in The Research on Motivation Learning Path, you will increase your understanding of:

  • Dr. Edward Deci’s research on intrinsic motivation within a learning environment;
  • Dr. Carol Dweck’s research on Growth Mindset and the implications and impact on intrinsic motivation;
  • Daniel Pink’s research on the truth about what motivates us; and
  • Marzano’s meta-analysis of the research on motivation and engagement.

Additional information


Course Length

Continuing Education Credits



Bea McGarvey

Bea McGarvey, Educational Consultant 

Co-author of Inevitable: Mass Customized Learning (MCL)

A skilled facilitator and presenter, Bea consults with schools and districts in the US and Canada, specializing in organizational development, standards implementation, supervision, curriculum, assessment and instruction focusing on learning. | |

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

Answer: An email will be sent to you after purchase with your access code and login details. If you have any questions regarding access to your learning path, email our support team at