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

Lucas Maggiolini


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.



Motivational styles; Motivational strategies; Digital school; Teaching tools

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ISSN 2013-9144


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