Mindfulness Meditation in Teaching & Advising
The seminar is full but we are taking names for the wait list.
Date & Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM June 21-24, 2016 from 9AM - noon
St. Paul Campus
This seminar will be co-facilitated by: Dr. William Brendel, an expert in the field of mindfulness practice trained by Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts; and Dr. Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, an expert in mindfulness and performance practice, who performs research and speaking engagements throughout the U.S. on this subject.
Each day participants will practice a different form of meditation: sitting, body scan, and walking meditation.
- The personal experience of mindfulness practice following each session.
- Three key learning outcomes (intended or unintended) regarding the way participants enter relationship with their world or themselves differently.
- A plan for strategic integration with university activities (emphasis on teaching), in the spirit of experimentation.
- Appreciations regarding the support and learning aided by fellow faculty members.
Faculty who successfully complete the culminating project will receive a $400 stipend. Registration in the seminar is open to all faculty, adjunct and full-time. To encourage new participation in MMT, priority registration will be given to faculty who did not previously attend the 2013 MMT Summer Seminar.