Tutorial facilitation in the humanities based on the tenets of Carl Rogers

Heim, Caroline L. (2012) Tutorial facilitation in the humanities based on the tenets of Carl Rogers. Higher Education, 63(3), pp. 289-298.

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This article introduces a model for group facilitation in the humanities based on Carl Rogers’s model for group psychotherapy. Certain aspects of Rogers’s reflective learning strategies are re-appraised and principles, specific only to psychotherapy, are introduced. Five of Rogers’s axioms are applied to the tutorial discussion model: a non-directive approach, climate-setting, facilitation, reflective listening and positive regard. The model, which has been trialed in tutorials at The University of Queensland, encourages self-direction, active learning and critical thinking.

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ID Code: 48358
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: tutorials, Carl Rogers, humanities, facilitation, non-directive, HERN
DOI: 10.1007/s10734-011-9441-z
ISSN: 0018-1560
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Educational Psychology (170103)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Drama
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Springer Science+Business Media B.V
Copyright Statement: The original publication is available at SpringerLink
Deposited On: 31 Jan 2012 22:23
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2012 11:54

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