Self Determination Theory In Education

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Also, the theory of the self-determination motivation emphasized that each student has a desire of “autonomy (experiencing oneself as the origin of one's behavior), competence (sense of a complement) and relatedness (a connection to social group)” (Dörnyei, & Ushioda, 2013, p. 25; Dörnyei, Muir, & Ibrahim, 2014) in their task engagement, and if their needs are met and satified, their intrinsic motivation is enhanced. Deci and Ryan (1985) state that in the field of education, if teachers understand the nature of self-determination in individual’s development, the students ‘intrinsic motivation to willing to participate in a task will rapidly rise. This point leads another progressive perceptions is that teachers should create situations, learning…show more content…
The aim of this paper is that taking into account the nature of three main concepts of self-determination theory: autonomy, competence and relatedness to enhance motivation in language education. Another evaluation of three components of intrinsic motivation, according to Ryan and Deci (2000) “appear to be essential for facilitating optimal functioning of the natural propensities for growth and integration, as well as for constructive social development and personal well-being”. They also state that the implementation of self-determination theory considers both sides of students’ behaviors: “the positive developmental tendencies and social environment” (p.69). The explanations…show more content…
Essentially, the class manifests student-centered backdrop rather than teacher centered… teachers are to prepare classroom activities that are devoted and best facilitate speaking exercises”. Some factors of PBL mentioned above match with Achmad and Yusuf’s suggestion (2014) when discussing to some effective ways to enhance students’ speaking skills. It is clear that the main purpose of language teaching is to enforce EFL students to be more confident, motivated, positive attitudes and to collaborate in group. In term of the importance of speaking ability, Ulas (2008, P. 876) emphasizes that “speaking is the most common and important means of providing communication among human beings. The key to successful communication is speaking nicely, efficiently and articulately, as well as using effective voice projection. Furthermore, speaking is linked to success in life, as it occupies an important position both individually and
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