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Present, Calm, and Ready to Learn – The Value of Contemplative Practices in an Online Course

Duration:
1 hour
Presenters:

Karen Nichols and Bart Everson, Xavier University of Louisiana ​

Description

“Higher education is currently dominated by ‘third person’, didactic approaches which focus on teaching students new information. Contemplative pedagogy shifts the focus of teaching and learning to incorporate ‘first person’ approaches which connect students to their lived, embodied experience of their own learning. Students are encouraged to become more aware of their internal world and connect their learning to their own values and sense of meaning which in turn enables them to form richer deeper, relationships with their peers, their communities and the world around them.” (Contemplative Pedagogy Network)

The webinar will begin with a contemplative exercise as a demonstration with the participants. Session participants will then be given a general introduction to Contemplative Pedagogy in higher education. The online environment can often add an extra layer that separates the student from learning even more than in a traditional classroom. This presentation will focus on how bringing in short, contemplative (or mindful) exercises at the beginning of each module in our mentor training program, we are providing a way for P-MAX Online participants to reconnect back to the material, but also, modeling contemplative practices for them to use with their mentees. Brightspace makes it easy to post these contemplative exercises in a variety of formats so that they are accessible to students with a wide range of abilities. Participants will also receive a link to exercises, resources, and a bibliography. ​

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