Abstract: Motivation is one intrinsic force inside human being which helps on doing and not doing certain activities. In the field of education too, motivation of students as well as teachers is very important in order to achieve the desired outcome. During the course of time different theories well developed in order to provide the guidelines for motivating people. Maslow’s hierarchy of need theory, expectancy theory exposes the essence of motivation for learning. There are different methods to motivate students and teachers which need to be applied as per situation and as per requirement i.e. there is no one specific method. For effective teaching learning process in education, motivation of both teachers and students is important.
Keywords: motivation, hierarchy, strategies, collaborative, desire