What is Your Digital Learning Motivation?
No matter what your motivation is, Digital Learning Motivation Quiz for Educators has ideas to improve digital & media literacy in your classroom.
You support students' civic engagement by engaging with media and technology to address real-world issues.
You challenge students with alternative ways of finding, using, thinking about, and creating media off the beaten path.
You want students to develop critical thinking skills by `pulling back the curtain` on how media is constructed.
You cultivate students' autonomy as independent learners who go where their creativity takes them.
You develop students' creative competencies and practical skills as future authors, artists, writers, or media professionals.
You want students to gain content knowledge by using media and technology to advance learning goals.
You are dedicated to helping students use media to support their social and emotional well-being.
You want students to appreciate culturally important media in history, art, literature, and sciences.
You help students use media and technology to connect with and learn from others as networked digital citizens.
You know that digital media technology and tools engage students more deeply in authentic learning.
You meet students `where they live` by connecting the classroom to contemporary popular culture.
You want students to think about economic and political contexts of media and technology as systems that shape our lives.
What Does the Research Say?
Hobbs, R. & Tuzel, S. (2017). Teacher motivations for digital and media literacy: An examination of Turkish educators. British Journal of Educational Technology, 48(1), 7–22. / Jan 2017
Video Abstract: Teacher Motivations for Digital and Media Literacy / Sep 2015
Hobbs, R. & Cooper Moore, D. (2013) Discovering media literacy: teaching digital media and popular culture in elementary school. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin/Sage. / Sep 2013
Hobbs, R. & Tuzel, S. (2015) Teacher Motivations for Digital and Media Literacy in Turkey. Presentation at National Association of Media Literacy Conference. Philadelphia (June 25-27). / June 2015
Hobbs, R., Grafe, S., Boos, M. & Bergey, B. (2010). How teacher motivations shape digital learning. Presentation at Digital Media and Learning (DML) conference, Los Angeles, CA. March. / March 2010
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