Contemplative Online Learning Environments
Journal of Online Education
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2006
Sources ID: 82221
Collection: Contemplative Pedagogy in Higher Education
Visibility: Public (group default)
Online courses are gradually becoming a central aspect of education, from high schools to major university doctoral programs. As online courses are embraced to serve curriculum that focuses on spirituality and wisdom traditions, questions arise as to how the teacher can encourage contemplative online learning environments. This paper is an effort to outline ways in which the body, social isolation, identity and aesthetics in online education can be approached mindfully.