The overall project idea is to develop methods how to motivate learners to learn. (I-MoToLe, p. 60)
high drop-out rates in adult education
<> intrinsic motivation to learn
> social integration and socio-economic mobility
There is a scientifically proven effect of motivation on the participation behavior of adult learners, and their finishing a course, with or without success.
(e.g. Boeren & Nicaise, 2009)
What moves people?
(motivation < Latin moveo: being moved to act)
How can intrinsic motivation be externally triggered?