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Research - TCC Conference 2018

TITLE: Designing Courses with Contemplative Pedagogy Online

PRESENTER: Kai Dailey

DATE: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 6:30PM PDT

 

What can we learn from the pedagogies of traditional spiritual teachers to inform contemplative course design?

Kai Dailey. Happy woman wearing a hat on vacation.

TEACHING, LEARNING and RESEARCH RESOURCES

Brock, P. (2009). Can you feel it? Enhancing social presence, personalization and community with voicethread. [Slide deck] Retrieved from http://slideplayer.com/slide/8110491/

Francl, M. (2010). Webinar: Contemplative practice in the science classroom. [Video file]. Retrieved from 

https://vimeo.com/7223309

Hadar, L. L., & Ergas, O. (2018). Cultivating mindfulness through technology in higher education: A buberian perspective. AI & Society, 1-9.

Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00146-018-0794-z

Kaufer, Daniela. (2011, January 25). What can neuroscience research teach us about teaching? [Video file]. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/21215225

Levy, D. (2016). Mindful Tech: Developing a More Contemplative and Reflective Relationship With Our Digital Devices and AppsThe Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, 3(1).

Levy, D. (2010). No Time To Think: The American University and its (Anti-)Contemplative Roots. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/11909041

You've Got This (podcast)

Research in Action (podcast), University of Oregon

 

Contemplative Community Building Toolkit

The Brown University Contemplative Program Development Network

The Center for Contemplative Mind Vimeo Channel (97 Videos)

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH

Kimball, M. (2018). Ethnowise: Embracing culture shock to build resilience, responsiveness and connection. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Webinar Recording: How to Transform Cultural Discomfort Zones into Experiential Learning Activities

ORGANIZATIONS

The Society for Contemplative Mind in Society

Mind & Life Institute

Contemplative Pedagogy Network

The Garrison Institute

 

PRESENTATION REFERENCES

Amihai, I., & Kozhevnikov, M. (2015). The influence of Buddhist meditation traditions on the autonomic system and attention. BioMed research international, 2015, 1-13.

 

Brown, J. S.; Collins, A.; Duguid, S. (1989). "Situated cognition and the culture of learning". Educational Researcher. 18 (1): 32–42.

 

Brown, R. C. (2011). The mindful teacher as the foundation of contemplative pedagogy. In Simmer-Brown, J., & Grace, F. (Eds.), Meditation and the classroom: Contemplative pedagogy for religious studies. Retrieved from https://www.naropa.edu/documents/faculty/mindful-teacher-chapter2.pdf

 

Burack, C. (2014). Responding to the challenges of a contemplative curriculum. The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, 1(1), 35-53.

 

Burrows, L. (2014). Something arose between and around us: Embedding contemplative pedagogies into higher education through mindfulness. [Slide deck] Retrieved from http://slideplayer.com/slide/5767900/

 

Duerr, M. (2004). A powerful silence: The role of meditation and other contemplative practices in american life and work. Northampton, MA: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Retrieved from http://www.contemplativemind.org/admin/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/APS.pdf

 

Duerr, M., & Bergman, C. (n.d.) The tree of contemplative practices. [Illustration] Retrieved from http://www.contemplativemind.org/practices/tree

 

Dreyfus, G. (2008). Tibetan monastic education. Retrieved from 

https://texts.shanti.virginia.edu/thl/drepung/monastic-education#

Estes, C. (2016, July). Singing Over the Bones. Seminar presented at Institute for Archetypal and Cross-cultural Studies. Loveland, CO. 

 

Falcone, J. (2008). A meditation on meditation: The horizons of meditative thinking in tibetan monasticism and american anthropology. Retrieved from https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/p/pod/dod-idx/meditation-on-meditation-the-horizons-of-meditative-thinking.pdf?c=mdia;idno=0522508.0018.113;format=pdf

 

Greeno, J. G. (1989). "A perspective on thinking". American Psychologist. 44 (2): 134–141.

 

Hammerle, M. (2015). Conceptualizing contemplative practice as pedagogy: Approaches to mindful inquiry in higher education. [Dissertation] The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, VT.

Hölzel, B. K., Carmody, J., Vangel, M., Congleton, C., Yerramsetti, S. M., Gard, T., & Lazar, S. W. (2011). Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 191(1), 36-43.

 

Hölzel, B. K., Lazar, S. W., Gard, T., Schuman-Olivier, Z., Vago, D. R., & Ott, U. (2011). How does mindfulness meditation work? Proposing mechanisms of action from a conceptual and neural perspective. Perspectives on psychological science, 6(6), 537-559.

Komjathy, L. (2017). Introducing Contemplative Studies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Komjathy, L. (Ed.). (2015). Contemplative literature: A comparative sourcebook on meditation and contemplative prayer. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Lutz, A., Slagter, H. A., Dunne, J. D., & Davidson, R. J. (2008). Attention regulation and monitoring in meditation. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12(4), 163-169.

Merriam, S. B., & Bierema, L. L. (2013). Adult learning : Linking theory and practice. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com

Min, H. J. (2015). The figured world of contemplative-education teachers: A mixed-methods study. [Doctoral dissertation] University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.

Powers, J. (1995). Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications.

 

Van Dam, N.T., van Vugt, M.K., Vago, D.R., Schmalzl, L., Saron, C.D., Olendzki, A., Meissner, T., Lazar, S.W., Kerr, C.E., Gorchov, J. and Fox, K.C., (2018). Mind the hype: A critical evaluation and prescriptive agenda for research on mindfulness and meditation. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(1), 36-61.

 

Situated Cognition. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved January 15, 2018 from, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Situated_cognition#cite_note-2

 

Stanovich, P. J., & Stanovich, K. E. (2003). Using research and reason in education: How teachers can use scientifically based research to make curricular and instructional decisions. Retrieved from https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED482973

 

Sweller, J., Van Merrienboer, J. J., & Paas, F. G. (1998). Cognitive architecture and instructional design. Educational psychology review, 10(3), 251-296.

 

Warner, J. (2013). Translational and transformative practice. [Podcast] Retrieved from

http://stonecreekzencenter.org/2013/03/24/translational-and-transformative-practice/

 

Zajonc, A. (2016). Contemplation in education. In Handbook of Mindfulness in Education (pp. 17-28). Springer New York.

 

Zajonc, A. (2013). Contemplative pedagogy: A quiet revolution in higher education. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2013(134), 83-94.

 

IMAGES

 

Contemplative Methods Word Cloud  [Slide 16]

Created by Kai Dailey

Contemplative Outcomes Word Cloud  [Slide 17]

​Created by Kai Dailey

Contemplative Instructor Presence Word Cloud  [Slide 18]

​Created by Kai Dailey

The Labyrinth of Contemplative Practice [Slide 19]

University of Southern Indiana, Outreach and Engagement, Historic New Harmony.

Retrieved from https://www.usi.edu/outreach/historic-new-harmony/historic-tours/new-harmony-retreats-and-venue-tours/

 

2004 Tree of Contemplative Practices [Slide 21]

Duerr, M. (2004). A powerful silence: The role of meditation and other contemplative practices in american life and work. Northampton, MA: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Retrieved from http://www.contemplativemind.org/admin/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/APS.pdf

 

Tree of Contemplative Practices [Slides 21]

Duerr, M., & Bergman, C. (n.d.) The tree of contemplative practices. [Illustration] Retrieved from http://www.contemplativemind.org/practices/tree

 

Candle Flame [Slide 28]

lunasgrimoire.com

Retrieved from: https://i2.wp.com/www.lunasgrimoire.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Candle1.jpg?fit=448%2C299&ssl=1

Nun Reading in Class [Slides 29 & 34, 35]

Tibetan Nun Project

https://i0.wp.com/tnp.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Low-res-Tibetan-Buddhist-nun-studying-in-classroom.jpg?fit=600%2C400&ssl=1

Meditating Monk [Slide 30]

COO by Pixbay

 

Monks in Courtyard Debates [Slide 31]

COO by Pixbay

Monks in Red Robes [Slide 32]

dailytelegraph.com

College Students in Class [Slide 33-35]

Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas Austin

https://socialwork.utexas.edu/wp/wp-content/uploads/Salas-class-students-1.jpg 

Climber [Slide 36]

Rinckenberger (Rei.com)

Retrieved from 

https://www.rei.com/content/dam/images/Expert%20Advice/Migration/HeroImages/Rinckenberger_111815_1821_Main_lg.jpg

Stranger on the Train [Slide 37]

bahaiteachings.org/

Retrieved from http://bahaiteachings.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/People-talking-on-the-train.jpg

 

Discussion Screen Shot [Slide 38]

Arizona.edu

Retrieved from http://help.d2l.arizona.edu/student/subscribing-discussions

 

Laptop at the Lake [Slide 39]

esf.edu/openacademy/

Retrieved from http://www.esf.edu/openacademy/images/wash.jpg

 

Woman on a Path [Slide 41]

Learnbox.in

Retrieved from https://learnbox.in/wp-content/uploads/Learn-from-Anywhere.jpg

 

SUGGESTED CITATION

Dailey, K. L. (2018, April). Designing courses with contemplative pedagogy online. General session at the TCC 2018 Online Conference. 

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