Motivation Videos

Posted by on Sep 19, 2010 in Motivation | Comments Off on Motivation Videos has incredibly interesting videos on Technology, Education, Design (TED) and many other topics somewhat related to these three. TED invites the cognoscente of the world to speak or to come and listen. Each speaker is given 18 minutes to give his or her best idea. President Bill Clinton talked about AIDS in Africa, Vice President Al Gore spoke about global climate change.

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Both of these videos are about motivation.

    What motivates us?
    What makes us happy?
    What gives us “flow?
    Which country in the world is the happiest? (we will discuss the surprising answer in class)
    What are the implications of all of this for us as instructors, trainers, educators?

Daniel Pink on the surprising science of motivation
(His tape talks about business motivation and financial incentives. Think about education and our incentives – marks.)

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Creativity, Fulfillment and Flow
Dr. Czikszentmihalyi specializes in positive psychology and flow related to motivation. He was at the UBC Brain conference a few weeks ago in Vancouver. I have some of his papers from the conference so if you want to see them let me know.

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