Motivating conversations in teaching excellence awards

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International Journal for Academic Development


This paper explores how motivational theories can be utilised to direct impactful conversations for the support of teaching excellence awards (TEAs). The purpose of applying a motivational lens to TEA conversations is to foster positive motivational conditions for award applicants. Outlining this conversational method may inform future research into award applicants’ motivations throughout the TEA process.

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