Posts Tagged "Education & Pedagogy"

Contemplative Pedagogy in Foreign Language Education at the Postsecondary Level

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Smith, Victoria. “Contemplative Pedagogy in Foreign Language Education at the Postsecondary Level.” Journal of the World Universities Forum, Vol. 1, Issue 3.

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Stories Lives Tell: Narrative and Dialogue in Education

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Stories Lives Tell: Narrative and Dialogue in Education

Witherell, C. & Noddings, N. (1991). Stories Lives Tell: Narrative and Dialogue in Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

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The Case for a Contemplative Philosophy of Education

Posted on Sep 13, 2012

Repetti, Rick. “The Case for a Contemplative Philosophy of Education,” New Directions for Community Colleges: Contemplative Teaching and Learning 151 (Fall 2010), 5-15.

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Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America

Meditation and Education: Buddhist India, Tibet and Modern America by Robert Thurman

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The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities

The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities by Brian Stock

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Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education

Posted on Sep 10, 2012

Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education

Meditation, Social Change, and Undergraduate Education by Steven C. Rockefeller

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The Neuroscience of Somatic Attention: a key to unlocking a foundational contemplative practice for educators

Posted on Mar 8, 2012

The Neuroscience of Somatic Attention: a key to unlocking a foundational contemplative practice for educators

A webinar with Dr. Catherine Kerr, Department of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine and Brown Contemplative Studies Initiative, Brown University. Somatic Attention can be a foundational practice for educators. Empathy, “gut sense,” and improved attention skills are all enhanced by somatic attention practice, especially the somatic attentional components of mindfulness meditation. Dr. Kerr discusses brain mechanisms underlying somatic attention practice and engages in a few brief somatic attention exercises in order to directly “unlock” key practice components related to basic brain processes.

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Sentipensante Pedagogy and Contemplative Practice

Posted on Feb 23, 2012

Sentipensante Pedagogy and Contemplative Practice

Presented by Laura Rendon, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, and Vijay Kanagala, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas-San Antonio. Sentipensante pedagogy offers a transformative vision of education that emphasizes the harmonic, complementary relationship between the sentir of intuition  and the pensar of intellect and scholarship; between teaching and learning; between formal knowledge and wisdom; and between Western and non-Western ways of knowing.

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Contemplative Pedagogies in Geosciences

Posted on Jan 4, 2012

Contemplative Pedagogies in Geosciences

Jill Schneiderman, Professor of Earth Science, Vassar College, gives examples of different types of contemplative practices that she has used in a variety of geoscience courses. Earth science content that has proven suitable for illumination with contemplative techniques includes geologic time, chemical and physical weathering, and characteristics for distinguishing different mineral groups.

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Cultivating the Executive Mind: Is Mindfulness the Key to 21st Century Economic Survival?

Posted on Sep 30, 2011

A webinar with Jeremy Hunter, Assistant Professor, The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. Peter Drucker, the founder of the discipline of modern management, asserted that making knowledge workers productive was the key to economic survival for the developed economies. Though knowledge workers use their minds to make a living, are they ever taught to use their minds more effectively? This webinar discusses the decade-old mindfulness program at the Drucker School of Management designed to teach managers to manage themselves.

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