publication . Article . 2014

Teaching reluctant students: using the principles and techniques of motivational interviewing to foster better student-teacher interactions

Wells, Harvey; Jones, Anna; Jones, Sue;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
In formal learning settings there will always be instances of resistance to learning from students, resulting in either open conflict or withdrawal and consequent disillusionment on the part of both students and teachers. This paper presents a set\ud of principles and associated practices for responding to disengagment from learning in constructive ways. This framework, motivational interviewing, is borrowed from\ud healthcare but has been adapted for use in higher education. The model focuses on building confidence and independence and fostering engagement, thus enabling students to take responsibility for their learning. The model is student-centred and collab...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: education, nursing, psychiatry

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