Coping with University Students' Boredom in Classroom: A Behavioral Perspective

Xinhua Hu

Abstract


In the digital age, influenced by various electronic devices, social networking applications and video games, boredom deepens in university classrooms. According to B. J. Fogg’s Behavior Model, university students feel boring in the classroom, and difficult to carry out their learning behavior, it is because of at least one factor is absent among learning motivation, learning ability and triggering factors. University teachers should start with the above three factors and take reasonable ways to motivate students' internal and external learning motivation according to the requirements of different motivations, effectively match learning ability and learning tasks, set a reasonable task difficulty for students' learning, and design the learning tasks based on the problem solving in and out of the class involving students as the main body of learning. These measures will trigger students' enthusiasm for learning, shielding boring emotions, and implementing learning behaviors spontaneously.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ire.v8i2.17648

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