Friday, February 19, 2016

Proposal for ACRL Contemplative Pedagogy group

If you are an ALA (American Library Association) member, you can support a petition to form a Contemplative pedagogy ACRL interest group "Contemplative practices such as meditation, journaling or reflective silence have been shown to reduce stress, improve retention of learning, enhance memory, and provide a fertile environment for creativity. Modeling these practices as librarians provides the framework for the contemplative pedagogy approach. We’ve proposed starting an ACRL Interest Group to explore the concept of contemplative pedagogy in librarianship via discussion and programs at ACRL meetings and events." The petition is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Firth Court reflected, 2015

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