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Wellbeing in the classrooms: the importance of interactive and discorsive processes
Author/s: Luisa Molinari 
Year:  2015 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 163-173 FullText PDF:  176 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2015-001010
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This paper explores the topic of students’ wellbeing in the classrooms by focussing on two aspects related to the interactive and discursive processes. The first concerns the models of teacher-student interactions and the second refers to classroom discourse. In school, students reveal to appreciate a teacher-student relationship characterized by cooperation and proximity. They tend to ask their teachers to dismiss the traditional role of a severe and authoritative teacher and to adopt behaviours based on comprehension and friendliness towards their students. With regard to classroom discourse, we argue about the importance to adopt a dialogic teaching, able to enhance discursive interactions that favour students’ participation and active engagement in their reasoning and argumentation.
Keywords: Wellbeing, teacher-student relationships, discursive interactions, dialogic teaching.

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Luisa Molinari, Wellbeing in the classrooms: the importance of interactive and discorsive processes in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 1/2015, pp. 163-173, DOI:10.3280/RIP2015-001010


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