The self-determination theory

The same way as your students are motivated to learn, you are motivated to learn aswell. It all comes to three principles from the self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000):

  1. Autonomy
  2. Competence
  3. Relatedness

In the following video, you have a recap of this theory:

As a forefighter of media literacy, you want to make sure your colleagues are also on the media literacy train. To make sure they really intrinsically want to implement media literacy in their teaching, the 3 principles of the self-determination theory need to be fulfilled. Let's reflect, how would these three principles play out in this context of media literacy?

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