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Tisdell, Elizabeth J.; Riley, Timothy D. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This chapter provides an overview and critique of the mindfulness and meditation literature in popular culture, adult education and health care, and provides discussion based on both experience and the literature for teaching and learning for well-being.
Descriptors: Relaxation Training, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Well Being
Nilsen, Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This scholarly personal narrative explores the use of contemplative practices by teachers to support the development of authentic relationships with their students. The narrative demonstrates the value of contemplative practices in education by telling the story of the author's first seven years as a Waldorf teacher and the contemplative practices…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Reflection
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Archuleta, Kristi; Jennings, Christopher T.; Cunliff, Ed – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This chapter highlights mindfulness and meditation practices at two metropolitan universities and includes a discussion of programming challenges, classroom teaching practices, and suggestions for expanding offerings for non-traditional learners.
Descriptors: Relaxation Training, Universities, Urban Schools, Teaching Methods
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Coons, Jayda – Honors in Practice, 2021
This article describes a collaborative writing project involving narratives of health and caregiving. An interdisciplinary seminar titled "Narratives of Illness and Care" examines literary and medical narratives to better understand disease, therapeutic communication, empathy, and the social determinants of health. During the COVID-19…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Wagner, David – For the Learning of Mathematics, 2022
This meditation on subjectivity draws on mundane and explicitly political contexts to argue for mathematics education practices that help us understand how people use mathematics to shape our world. I use two contexts to consider how to develop citizens who understand how we are subjugated by mathematical systems (designed and sustained by…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Mathematical Concepts
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Furman, Cara – Schools: Studies in Education, 2022
In this paper, I am concerned with the ways in which one is habituated into looking at students through Descriptive Inquiry as meditation. In exploring this question, I trace my own journey from student to teacher educator--marking the ways in which Patricia Carini's (2000) means of attending with care influenced and marked my journey at every…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Educational Experience, Reflection, Teacher Education
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Chien, Gloria I-Ling – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2020
While scholarly discussions on Jesuit education are plentiful, inquiries related to Ignatian pedagogy are rare. This article examines the applications of Ignatian pedagogy by juxtaposing it with the analysis of a Buddhist-inspired and interdisciplinary contemplation program, Cognitively-Based Compassion Training® (CBCT®). Drawing from the author's…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Buddhism, Metacognition, Educational Objectives
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Yang, Xiaozhe; Lin, Lin; Wen, Yi; Cheng, Pei-Yu; Yang, Xue; An, Yunjo – Educational Technology & Society, 2020
This study examined how three auditory lectures delivered at different speeds -- normal (1.0x), fast (1.5x) and very fast (3.0x) speeds -- affected the graduate students' attention, cognitive load, and learning that were assessed by pre- and post-comprehension tests, cognitive-load questionnaire, and Electroencephalography (EEG) device. The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Graduate Students, Attention Control, Lecture Method
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MacQuarrie, Madison; Blinn, Nicole; MacLellan, Samantha; Flynn, Megan; Meisner, Jessie; Owen, Phoebe; Spencer, Becky – Canadian Journal of Education, 2021
The purpose of this research was to explore student perceptions of mindfulness meditation (MM) in an introductory health promotion course, and how the use of MM during class might relate to the transitions experienced by students. Qualitative data collection took place through an online survey and in-person interviews. Data were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Introductory Courses, Health Promotion, Student Attitudes
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Ingram, Carly M.; Breen, Andrea V.; van Rhijn, Tricia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Student mental health and well-being are increasing concerns in higher education. This exploratory study examined students' learning in a mindfulness programme incorporated into an undergraduate class. Six brief mindfulness-based practices were introduced: mindfulness meditation, walking meditation, body scan, mindful eating, loving-kindness and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Well Being, Undergraduate Students, Human Body
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Segev, Einav – Journal of Social Work Education, 2023
This article describes a course on mindfulness and social work in an Israeli college. During the course, the students dealt with the unpredictable reality of the COVID-19 crisis. As they studied and practiced mindfulness, they experienced new life circumstances, as a living lab, creating a direct encounter with the course concepts. Practicing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Metacognition, College Students
Thompson, Emily S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Research suggests that self-compassion training moderates multiple difficult emotional experiences among college students, including depression, stress, anxiety, and avoidance, and increases positive feelings such as compassion for others, mindfulness, and life satisfaction (Neff & Germer, 2013). Yet online college students' time constraints…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Emotional Experience, College Students, Depression (Psychology)
Morgan, William Justin – ProQuest LLC, 2019
A large body of research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) is dedicated to the effects of individual differences among language learners. One commonly studied factor is self-efficacy, and its related subcomponents of foreign language anxiety and second language (L2) motivation. However, specific pedagogical interventions to either enhance or…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
Henault, Katelyn – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Students who display problematic behavior in schools are subject to punitive disciplinary responses, such as detention and suspension, which typically lead to more serious academic and behavioral difficulties. There is evidence that alternative responses to problematic behavior, such as Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports and mindfulness…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Discipline Policy
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Wang, Yen-Yin; Weng, Tz-Han; Tsai, I-Fan; Kao, Jing-Yueh; Chang, Yu-Shan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2023
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of virtual reality (VR) application on creative performance and immersion, evaluated through electroencephalography brain wave data to achieve accurate and robust results. In this study, 72 middle school teachers were recruited as participants, and a non-randomized control-group…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Brain, Middle School Teachers, Attention
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