Conation is defined as the “connection of knowledge and affect to behaviour. It involves the personal, intentional, plan-ful, deliberate, goal-oriented, striving component of motivation. It is proactive, and is associated with the concept of volition, or the use of will. It is a critical element in successful self-direction and self-regulation.
Going Back to School – A question of perspective
I have been reading an article by Song and Hill (2007) titled “A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments” from the Journal of Interactive Learning Online at www.ncolr.org/jiol The authors ask the following questions about the role of learners’ motivation for SDL contexts: how does a learner become motivated in a SDL context…
netizenship • November 1, 2010