International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2021, Vol. 16(1) 306-327

Analysing the Role of External Policy Interventions in Explaining the Trend of School Educators’ Intrinsic Motivation

Kamil Yıldırım

pp. 306 - 327   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2011-11-0003.R1

Published online: March 24, 2021  |   Number of Views: 24  |  Number of Download: 175


This study investigated the role of external policy interventions in explaining the trend of school educators’ professional intrinsic motivation. Through the explanatory sequential design of the mixed study, we first described the trend in the intrinsic motivation of a total of 1 470 school educators between 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018 by four-legged cross-sectional sub-studies. Then, we collected retrospective narrative data to give meaning the trend. We analyzed the data by descriptive statistics (F and Ƞ² tests) and content analysis. At the end of the study, we found out a negative significant trend in educators’ intrinsic motivation as the years progressed. Past experiences of educators indicated the meaningful role of external policy interventions in generating this trend.

Keywords: Policy Interventions, School, Trend, Intrinsic Motivation, Mixed Study

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APA 6th edition
Yildirim, K. (2021). Analysing the Role of External Policy Interventions in Explaining the Trend of School Educators’ Intrinsic Motivation . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(1), 306-327. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.334.17

Yildirim, K. (2021). Analysing the Role of External Policy Interventions in Explaining the Trend of School Educators’ Intrinsic Motivation . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 16(1), pp. 306-327.

Chicago 16th edition
Yildirim, Kamil (2021). "Analysing the Role of External Policy Interventions in Explaining the Trend of School Educators’ Intrinsic Motivation ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 16 (1):306-327. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.334.17.

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