ERIC Number: EJ967401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Educating for Tolerance and Compassion: Is There a Place for Meditation in a College Classroom?
College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, v4 n4 p25-28 2008
Could contemplative practices change the way we think and act so that we move toward a more just, compassionate, and reflective classroom? The author's personal experiences and preparation for the practice, the content, the impact of the practice on students, and reflections on contemplative practice as a movement in education are offered as an example of the potential for contemplative education in a college classroom.
Descriptors: Altruism, Higher Education, Perception, Metacognition, Attention Control, Reflection, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York