This report summarizes the main themes that emerged from 12 one-hour interviews with researchers who have expertise in student motivation (across the disciplines of neurobiology, social psychology, educational psychology, sociology, and economics); three feedback sessions with an additional 10 researchers; and a review of the relevant literature. Together, these themes comprise the ‘untranslated’ story of student motivation—the content that experts want to communicate to members of the public.
Framing and change: Using Communications as a Tool for Social Change
Framing can be used to more effectively advance ideas and open the public discourse to new solutions. Social science research is at the core of effective framing--the question of how best to frame...
More Common Sense, Less Ideology: Modern Communications Lessons from the Critical Race Theory Debates
Being smart and “right” is getting in the way of moving hearts and minds towards positive social change.
Mobilizing and Implementing Frames for Change
Having a set of frames that work is only the very beginning of using frames for change. The hard stuff starts one we have ways of positioning issues that open minds and conversations. This...