Antecedents, Attributions, and Consequences; Oh my!

This comic illustrates in humorous fashion how a person’s beliefs and information directly impact the perceived causes of success or failure. Locus, stability, controllability are three properties evident in causal attribution while globality and intentionality are other possible causes. An analysis of the causal attributions above shows the locus to be external to the participant; […]

Self Determination Theory Meets Flipped

Figure 1 (Abeysekera & Dawson, 2015) Deci and Ryan’s (2000) self-determination theory holds great weight in the research on the flipped classroom. It, along with cognitive load theory, are the basis of one of the latest theoretical models for why the flipped framework should be effective in higher education. The focus on active learning during […]