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ERIC Number: EJ1055071
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2368-4526
The Medicine Wheel: A Versatile Tool for Promoting Positive Change in Diverse Contexts
Kemppainen, David; Kopera-Frye, Karen; Woodard, Julie
Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, v1 p80-84 2008
This essay describes the utility of employing the medicine wheel with university students in both counselling and instructional contexts. A brief description of the medicine wheel, its history, symbolic significance, and use in diverse contexts is discussed. The preliminary data suggest this to be a valuable tool in addressing both the academic performance and psychological adjustment issues often faced by university students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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