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"...the use of contemplative/introspective practices and perspectives to create active learning and research environments that look deeply into experience and meaning for all in service of a more just and compassionate society."
-From the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
The Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group meets monthly to discuss the work of embedding contemplative practices into the curriculum at UMass Amherst. Contact Brian Baldi at the UMass Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development for more information
The group is an outgrowth of a grant from the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. The grant supported the use of contemplative practices in course design and teaching.
More here: CTFD and CESL Awarded Grant for Contemplative Pedagogy