CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Nature of Motivation; 2. Characteristics of Motivation; 3. Types of Motivation; 4. Techniques of Increasing Learner Motivation; 5. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; 6. Intelligence: Meaning and Nature; 7. Theories of Intelligence; 8. Measurement of Intelligence; 9. Types of Intelligence Tests; Index.
Intelligence and motivation are the core factors which influence the learning process more than anything else. The term ‘intelligence’ is defined as the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience. While the term ‘motivation’ is the driving force (desire) behind all actions of an organism. The present volume comprehensively covers all basic aspects and significance of intelligence and motivation in the learning process. It contains solid description of topics including the Nature of Motivation; Types of Motivation; Characteristics of Motivation; Techniques of Increasing Learner Motivation; Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; Intelligence: Meaning and Nature; Theories of Intelligence; Measurement of Intelligence and Types of Intelligence Tests. Besides teachers, educationists, parents and students, the content of the book will be highly valuable to a wide range of audience from various fields.