Wellbeing in the classrooms: the importance of interactive and discorsive processes

Author/s Luisa Molinari
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/1 Language Italian
Pages 11 P. 163-173 File size 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, Stare bene in classe: l’importanza dei processi interattivi e comunicativi in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 1/2015, pp 163-173, DOI: 10.3280/RIP2015-001010