Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Fall 1991

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Jack L. McPherson

Second Committee Member

Larry Wald

Third Committee Member

Timothy W. Young


The purpose of this project was to design and develop an inservice trainers/ manual to guide the delivery of a teacher training session on student motivation theory and practical classroom application techniques for K-12 teachers in the West Valley School District, Yakima, WA. To accomplish this purpose, research and literature on student motivation, staff development and primarily the works of Dr. Madeline Hunter and Dr. William Glasser, in relation to student motivation, were reviewed. The manual was developed to become a part of the program of effective teaching strategies which positively affect student achievement currently offered ln the district.