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Wardi-Zonna, Katherine – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2020
Clay is an effective medium in art therapy insofar as it promotes mindfulness, acceptance, and a keen awareness of impermanence. Specifically, Buddhist-inspired lessons of meditative practices permeate the clay studio and embody ceramic arts techniques such as wabi-sabi and kintsugi. Of all art media, clay offers a hands-on approach that…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Ceramics, Buddhism, Metacognition
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Chang, David – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Much of the current literature on environmental education links the outdoors with experiences of "wonder," which connotes a range of experiences from fascination to curiosity, excitement to delight. Most of these associations fall within a nexus of positive valences that render the discourse of wonder in glowing light. However,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Learner Engagement, Buddhism
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Kandiko Howson, Camille; Lall, Marie – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2020
Myanmar has been transitioning to a parliamentary democracy following a long period of authoritarian military rule, with higher education positioned as a catalyst of and for change. This paper explores the policy reform texts through discourse analysis and the process of their enactment by senior university leaders. Two discourses emerge, one of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Inclusion, Neoliberalism
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Huard, Marie – Art Education, 2020
In the United States, Christianity is the religion of the majority, about 70% of people. Almost 23% are unaffiliated, and slightly less than 7% practice other religions (Sandstrom, 2016). While 7% may not sound like a lot, it means that a growing number of Americans have neighbors, schoolmates, and colleagues who practice diverse, often…
Descriptors: Art Products, Religion, Art Education, Christianity
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Saari, Antti – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
While contemplative approaches have recently garnered much attention in different areas of transformative education, the interpersonal and relational aspects of contemplative training have received less scrutiny. This article examines the relational dynamics involved in contemplative education from a Lacanian viewpoint. The concept of transference…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Psychiatry, Philosophy, Reflection
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Chanthago, Phramaha Jittipong; Phrakrudhammapissamai; Jantaragaroon, Chayanon – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This research was conducted in order to develop a learning school system at Wat Srichan School. This monk school has experienced problems related to quality due to the students' low proficiency as evidenced in the unsatisfying O-net Test score. This research was framed around the participatory discipline in which both critical social theory and…
Descriptors: Scores, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Creativity
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Huang, Zhuo Min – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2020
In this article, I learn from the Buddhist 'right' ground of mindfulness which provides rich insights about 'good', insights relevant to my thinking regarding what 'good' might entail for the interculturalist. By discussing the 'right' ground of mindfulness and a counter-example of 'McMindfulness', I learnt that the 'good' cannot be separated from…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intercultural Communication, Buddhism, Ethics
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Munardji; Kholis, Nur; Mufidah, Nuril – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
This study was aimed to analyze the cultural diversity of Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Negeri (MIN) of Tegalasri, a multicultural school community in Indonesia and synthesize patterns of multicultural integration of the Tegalasri community in environmental education. Two research questions were dealt in this study; they were (1) What forms of cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Environmental Education, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Burmansah, Burmansah; Rugaiyah, Rugaiyah; Mukhtar, Mukhneri; Nabilah, Siti; Ripki, Ahmad Jauhari Hamid; Fatayan, Arum – European Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The objective of this research is to describe the practice of mindful leadership at the IABS - Plum Village Buddhist Monastery Upper Hamlet, France, looking at the abbot's pattern and role in developing and managing the Institute of Advanced Buddhist Studies and the monastery. This research uses the approach of qualitative research with the method…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Altruism, Higher Education, Metacognition
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Sadtyadi, Hesti – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
Indonesian Buddhist religious teachers face various problems related to the limitation of learning infrastructure and the availability teacher training program that affects their self-confidence. This research aims to analyse the factors and the indicators of self-confidence of Buddhist religious teachers as the basis for the development of…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Buddhism, Foreign Countries, Teachers
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Li, Lin – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
In traditional Chinese philosophy, silence occupies a pivotal position by not being merely treated as the absence of speech, but also as the transcendence of it. Silence in early Confucianism implies the timing, subjects and issues to which one should not teach and talk about, and in depth it also refers to the manifestation of utmost sincerity…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Confucianism, Religion, Teaching Methods
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Kwah, Helen – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2020
In the context of the science versus creationism debate, Elizabeth Watts thoughtfully explores Buddhism as a model of compatibility between science and religion, and as inspiration for the pedagogical potential of mindfulness practices to promote student receptivity to scientific views of evolution. However, Watts focuses on modern Buddhist…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Science Education, Creationism, Evolution
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Zhao, Steven; Chang, David; Miyakawa, Muga; Bai, Heesoon – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2020
In this response paper, we continue and further expand upon Elizabeth Watts' discussion on Buddhism and science, in the context of teachers' searching for the pedagogical "means to increasing student receptivity to science." While we share Watts' concern over the detrimental consequences of creationism in schools, we also offer an…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Science Education, Creationism, Religion
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Watts, Elizabeth – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2020
This paper examines how Buddhists in America have been able to integrate evolution into their worldview to a much greater extent than other religious groups in the United States. Not only is evolution and science in general in line with the main teachings of Buddhism, but Buddhist teachers in the US have consistently encouraged Buddhists to…
Descriptors: Science Education, Evolution, Buddhism, Religious Factors
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McCaw, Christopher T. – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
'Mindfulness' is a term which holds increasing currency within educational research, policy and practice. However, there is substantial variation in its use, especially with respect to its historical roots in the Buddhist tradition. I develop a conceptual distinction between 'thin' mindfulness and 'thick' mindfulness, with attendant ontological,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Buddhism
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