Conferences

Technology, Innovations, and Pedagogy Conference
Mindfulness and Contemplative Pedagogy

Thursday, August 17, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m Conference, Table Mountain Rancheria Reading Room, Henry Madden Library 
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Faculty Fair and Open Lab, Second Floor Ellipse Gallery Lobby, Henry Madden Library 

The keynote address is “Coming To Our Senses: How Contemplative Education can Transform Our Classrooms, Students, & the World” By Dr. Shalini Bahl.

Dr. Bahl is a mindfulness consultant, researcher, and educator who designs solutions to develop the clarity, wisdom and resilience needed for sustainable growth and innovation in business and education.

AGENDA

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Lunch  
11:35 - 11:45 a.m. Welcome & Overview Bryan Berrett and Provost Zelezny
11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Coming To Our Senses: How Contemplative Education can Transform Our Classrooms, Students, & the World Shalini Bahl
12:50 - 1:00 p.m. Break  
1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Faculty Presentations  
  Post Exam and Post Course Reflections in an Online Course Ida Jones
  Cultivating Community Through Low-Stakes Writing Tom McNamara
  The What, Why & How of Holistic Education: Engaging Students in Mind, Body, & Spirit Matthew Jendian
  Dissent to Dialogue:  Transforming Criticism into Critical Thinking Veena Howard
1:40 - 1:50 p.m. Small Group Discussions Shalini Bahl
1:50 - 2:00 p.m. Big Group Sharing and Wrap Up Shalini Bahl