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Support for members of the MICA community using contemplative practices in teaching and learning.

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This guide will support members of the MICA community participating in initiatives for contemplative practice in teaching and learning.

The following book is recommended as a basic resource, and is the focus of a discussion group in 2016.

Ways to Participate -- At MICA

Discussion group: People meet monthly to discuss ideas and initiatives related to contemplative practices in education at MICA. Recent meetings have been on readings from Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning by Daniel P. Barbezat et al. Please contact Donna Basik for information about the meetings.

MICA's Student Counseling Center provides RIO: Recognition ~ Insight ~ Openness, a 3-part seminar series presenting strategies and exercises to help one look at issues in a new way, and to identify methods of dealing with things as they come up in life. Call 410/225-2367 for more information.

In MICA's Curriculum, courses focusing on mindfulness include:
Mind-Body-Draw (DR 345 .01)
Taught by Michelle La Perriere, Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Fall 2016.

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