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Increasing Learning Motivation and Student Engagement through the Technology- Supported Learning Environment

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Education is one of the most important elements in our lives because it is a direct way to broaden our knowledge. In order to enhance academic learning experience, an increasing number of instructors are changing their pedagogies to make their students socially active in class participation. In this article, the author describes how the development and implementation of the technology-supported learning environment will be beneficial in student and instructor engagement and the overall learning motivation. The author first provides detailed implementation of the technology-supported learning environment. Next, she explains how to utilize such environment to increase in-class participation and to support collaborative learning. She then examines students’ overall learning and feedback, and analyzes the costs and benefits of this pedagogy. Finally, she concludes that this environment can promote greater classroom engagement and support collaborative learning.

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Chuang, Y. (2014) Increasing Learning Motivation and Student Engagement through the Technology- Supported Learning Environment. Creative Education, 5, 1969-1978. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.523221.

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