DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2017.07.003
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Yulia Solovieva, Adriana Mata Esquivel

Abstract: Learning at school might be considered as an example of collective joint activity, in which pupils conform and acquire different motives. Different types of motives were identified: external and internal. External motives are related to external needs of activity, such as school marks or stimulation of learning by permission of attractive objects with no relation to cognition. Internal motives are related to cognitive needs, when the pupils are really interested and motivated by the content of school matters.…

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