Self-determination theory (SDT)

This section contains a number of fundamental papers and publications on self-determination theory, motivation and language learning.

Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (1985). Intrinsic motivation and self determination in human behavior. New York, NY: Plenum. Google Books
Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (2010). Self‐determination. The Corsini encyclopedia of psychology, (pp. 1530–1532). Google Books
Dörnyei, Z. (1997). Psychological processes in cooperative language learning: Group dynamics and motivation. The Modern Language Journal, 81(4), 482–493. PDF
Noels, K., Pelletier, L. G., Clement, R., & Vallerand, R. (2003). Why are you learning a second language? Motivational orientations and self-determination theory. Language Learning, 53, 33– 64. PDF