Reverse perspectives and WALK the extra mile

Have you ever experienced intolerable pressure at work? Can you recall how you felt or the plethora of the thoughts you had? How have you responded and dealt with that difficulty? What did you learn from that experience? “Walk the extra mile” is considered mostly as a managerial expression that means go beyond one’s ability […]

What self-regulation actually is …

Self-regulation has become progressively an interesting and popular topic in psychological science in the last decades. More and more scientists claim the important contribution of self-regulation from early life to adulthood. Self-regulation is a learned behavior that allows us to interact and communicate with other people. Self-regulation is involving the brain’s part known as the […]

Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation in the learning context

(Before that, please read part A) Both intrinsic and extrinsic motivations are highly correlated with the learning process. Some scientists argue that emphasizing external rewards, grades, or scholarships for example, would result in weakening learner’s intrinsic motivation. Others support that extrinsic motivation increases intrinsic motivation and contributes on enhancing learner’s performance in class (Bray & McClaskey, […]

Dear collaborators, thank you!

ANNOUNCEMENT “My name is Teacher”, “Innovatebiz” and the Greek department “Institution – The Greek branch of Innovatebiz” wish to publicly thank all the associates of the Greek department from January 2020. Our partners are: Alexopoulou Alexandra Dakolia Yota Pantopoulos Fotis Chalvantzi Ioanna Gialitakis Manolis Giannakis Orestis Pantazi Kleoniki Matalliotakis Giannis Gerakaki Styliani Tsela-Drosou Rosie Prodromou […]

Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation

Although motivation is one of the most important factors on individual’s behavior, little is known in this field and only in the last decades scientists are putting an effort to shed light on this significant element of human construct and performance. In accordance to self-determination theory SDT (Ryan & Deci 2000), there are two types […]