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Motivation, Leadership and Curriculum design

Engaging the Net Generation and 21st Century Learners

  • Caroline Koh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Motivating the Twenty-first Century and Net Gen Learners

  3. Leading Twenty-first Century Learning

  4. Curriculum Design and Pedagogy for Twenty-first and Net Gen Learners

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Judine Ladbrook, Judy Parr
      Pages 161-172
    3. Alan Ovens, Dawn Garbett, Rena Heap
      Pages 173-183
    4. Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Zhu Chen, Bingyi Li
      Pages 185-199
    5. P. John Williams, K. Otrel-Cass, E. Khoo, B. Cowie, K. Saunders, S. Van Der Merwe
      Pages 201-213

About this book


This book discusses the links between the basis of motivational, leadership and curricular constructs with regards to 21st century and net-generation learning. It brings together recent developments in motivation, educational leadership and curriculum design in order to offer a better understanding of what is already known and what is yet to be explored in these fields. It presents a collection of findings on recent educational developments, including topics such as motivating the 21st century learner, leadership practices and influences, curriculum design and models, novel learning environments and 21st century learners and their needs.


21st Century learner Curriculum design ICT in learning Information technology Learning and leadership Learning design Mobile techonlogies for learning Motivation and learning Motivational strategies Net generation

Editors and affiliations

  • Caroline Koh
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of EducationNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

About the editors

Caroline Koh is Assistant Professor with the Psychological Studies Academic Group, National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore. Prior to her current position at NIE, she taught at junior college level for a considerable number of years before a brief stint at the Ministry of Education Curriculum Planning and Development Division, Singapore. Her current teaching responsibilities include coordinating, developing curricula and conducting training for pre-service teachers, as well as professional development courses for experienced teachers. Her prime research focus is on Motivation and Learning, with a special interest in the use of the Self-determination theory in guiding research and classroom practice. In addition, she has conducted research on areas as diverse as group project work, moral development and reasoning, national education, the use of simulation-based learning, and most recently, the use of the e-portfolio as a pedagogical tool.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Motivation, Leadership and Curriculum design
  • Book Subtitle Engaging the Net Generation and 21st Century Learners
  • Editors Caroline Koh
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-287-229-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-10-1230-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-287-230-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VI, 256
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Educational Technology
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