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ERIC Number: EJ1171203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1470-3297
Learning to Change: The Rationale for The Use of Motivational Interviewing in Higher Education
Wells, Harvey; Jones, Anna
Innovations in Education and Teaching International, v55 n1 p111-118 2018
Motivational interviewing is a technique developed for use in clinical contexts in order to help people change unhealthy behaviours. However, because it is centred on change, is non-judgemental and collaborative, it is ideal to be adapted for use in teaching. This paper considers the theoretical basis for its use in higher education settings by examining the underpinnings of the technique and the ways in which it fits within thinking about education. We address some of the challenges to the use of motivational interviewing and consider how it can be conceptualised for use in teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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