The basic psychological needs impact on a competency orientated physics/chemistry teachers education

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Within self-determination theory (SDT), the study focuses on the impact of fulfilling the three basic psychological needs on the development of specific professional competence in physics/chemistry among teacher students at University College Absalon, Denmark. The study, which is ongoing, is based on an intervention in the physics/chemistry programme. Data is collected using the Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale, with student responses at the start and end of each of the three modules, which together make up the physics/chemistry programme. The goal of the intervention is to increase student motivation and competence in the teacher education program. The intervention aims to enhance the students' understanding of the importance of fulfilling the basic psychological needs in the planning and implementation of motivating lessons, which can aid in the development of students' competence in the field of physics and chemistry.
Translated title of the contributionDe basale psykologiske behovs indflydelse på en kompetenceorienteret fysik/kemi-læreruddannelse
Original languageEnglish
Publication date1 Jun 2023
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2023
Event8th International Self-Determination Theory Conference - Orlando, United States
Duration: 30 May 20233 Jun 2023


Conference8th International Self-Determination Theory Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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