Teaching for Extrinsic Motivation

Figure 3. Successful parents and teachers are encouraging and engaged in children’s educational and extracurricular activities.

Motivation is the idea of being moved to do something, and levels of motivation vary among every individual. Extrinsic motivation is a specific type of motivation that is fueled by external rewards or an expected outcome. This 2-page document, written by Isabella Damiani, Andrew Thoron, and J. C. Bunch and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, discusses how educators can foster extrinsic motivation among their students.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc307

Teaching and Learning: Motivating Learners

Figure 3. Successful parents and teachers are encouraging and engaged in children’s educational and extracurricular activities.

Motivation is a process that drives individuals forward. Educators must be aware of the continuum of motivation and appropriately provide opportunities for student engagement, learning, and growth. This 2-page document discusses how to motivate learners. Written by Isabella Damiani, Andrew Thoron, and J. C. Bunch and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, May 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc305

Tailoring Recognition to Fit Your Employees' Needs

Employee recognition plays a key role in the success and continuity of productivity, efficiency, and organizational change. This 2-page document discusses employee recognition practices that you can implement in your workplace. Written by Matt Benge and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, February 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc298

FE792 Compensating Farm Workers through Piece Rates—Implications on Harvest Costs and Worker Earnings

FE792, a 4-page fact sheet by Fritz M. Roka, explains how a piece rate payment system works and its implications on production costs and farm worker earnings. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, February 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE792

HR027/HR027 Empowering Kennel Associates at Veterinary Practices: Win-Win Strategies for Management and Employees

HR027, a 6-page fact sheet by Jennifer E. Darby and Allen F. Wysocki, outlines what it takes to create a positive work environment through effective communication, encouragement, rewards, training, and goal setting. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, April 2008.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HR027