Welcome to the Motivation in Educational Research Laboratory
Motivation is a very powerful driving force. Our beliefs and drive can determine our destiny, perhaps more so than the abilities we were born with.Professor John Wang, Founder of MERL
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NIE Ed-Talk by Prof John Wang
Updated 16 Apr, 2019
This 23 min video gives an overview of the 5 mini theories of SDT.
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Researchers and potential graduate students are warmly welcomed to work with us, and to consider pursuing your research career with us. Take a look at the profiles of our faculty to find out more about our research.
We aim to translate research from theory to practice. The team at MERL break down the extensive findings in the literature to bite-size, digestible tips for teachers to use in the classroom or in encouraging physical activity.
Have a look at the conferences and seminars held in Singapore with a focus on motivational issues.