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Contemplative practices in higher education : powerful methods to transform teaching and learning

Barbezat, Daniel (author.). Bush, Mirabai, 1939- (author.). Palmer, Parker J., (writer of foreword.). Zajonc, Arthur, (writer of afterword.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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Emily Carr University of Art + Design LB2331 .B357 2013 (Text) 30238048 Teaching and Learning Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781118435274 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1118435273 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Parker J. Palmer -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Transformation and renewal in higher education -- 2. Current research on contemplative practice -- 3. Contemplative pedagogy in practice -- 4. Teacher preparation and classroom challenges -- 5. Mindfulness -- 6. Contemplative approaches to reading and writing -- 7. Contemplative senses -- 8. Contemplative movement -- 9. Compassio and loving kindness -- 10. Guest speakers, field trips, and retreats -- 11. Conclusion -- Afterword / by Arthur Zajonc.
Summary, etc.: "Contemplative practices are used in just about every discipline--from physics to economics to history--and are found in every type of institution. Each year more and more faculty, education reformers, and leaders of teaching and learning centers seek out best practices in contemplative teaching, and now can find them here, brought to you by two of the foremost leaders and innovators on the subject. This book presents background information and ideas for the practical application of contemplative practices across the academic curriculum from the physical sciences to the humanities and arts. Examples of contemplative techniques included in the book are mindfulness, meditation, yoga, deep listening, contemplative reading and writing, and pilgrimage, including site visits and field trips." -- Publisher's website.
Subject: College teaching -- Philosophy
Reflective teaching
Reflective learning
Transformative learning
Contemplation
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