Motivation for choosing Chemistry

Leading team

Dr. Yael Shwartz

Postdocs and students

Dr. Yamit Sharaabi-Naor, Post-doc fellow (2011-2013)


This research investigated the factors that influence students’ motivation to choose chemistry as their major. A unique tool to assess motivation based on the Expectancy Value theory was developed. The research was conducted by Dr. Yamit Sharaabi-Naor & Dr. Yael Shwartz.