Motivation: Self-Determination Theory

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The two basic types of motivation are intrinsic, or doing an activity for its inherent satisfaction, and
extrinsic, or doing an activity for a separate, external outcome. Extrinsic motivation can range in
quality. The more a student can internalize external values and integrate them into their behaviors,
the higher quality their extrinsic motivation becomes.

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