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Erich Petlak
doi: 10.18355/PG.2020.9.2.2
Motivation as a basic attribute of education is analyzed in the presented paper. The article does not describe all the theoretical aspects of motivation. The main presented idea is motivation and discusses about selected motvational theories that are not appreciated in the practice of education. The paper mainly analyzes theories: about justice, about the hierarchy of needs, the theory of expectations, goal setting, the theory of strengthening and three categories of needs. The research, which was attended by 168 teachers, showed that teachers pay attention to students' motivation, but still remain, respectively. they prefer the classic motivation. It means input and continuous motivational methods, evaluation of students, control as motivation, etc. Current approaches such as motivation through newer educational strategies are only gradually getting into education. In connection with motivation, we most often focus on the course of the teaching process and the teacher's activities. But it is less analyzed how are teachers motivated into their educational activities. In this context, the article presents what motivates or demotivates teachers in their pedagogical-didactic work.
Key words
Motivation, the theories of motivation, classical approaches of motivation, new educational strategies and motivation, teacher motivation

Pages: 106 - 114

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