Motivational Strategies in a Digital Age: Phones and Facebook in a classroom


  • Lucas Maggiolini Universidad Tecnológica Nacional,



Motivational styles, Motivational strategies, Digital school, Teaching tools


This paper presents partial results of a research project aimed at incorporating the new mid-level education teaching strategies. The main objective is to analyze whether the use of digital tools increased student motivation during the learning process. At first it was made an analysis of the state of art in relation to students' motivational styles and their relationship to the teaching process. Then, in courtly schedules, various digital tools were incorporated (MSN, Facebook, Cell) and the results of such changes were analyzed . The results obtained so far indicate that the use of such tools is attractive for students to increase their motivation in the classroom.


Author Biography

Lucas Maggiolini, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional,

Ingeniero Electrónico y Profesor de Electrónica. Actualmente docente de nivel medio, y nivel universitario en la Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Regional Paraná. Desarrollando la tesis de maestría para acceder al título de Magíster en Docencia Universitaria y estudiante del posgrado Especialista en Educación y TICS.