ERIC Number: EJ1198371
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
Using Mindfulness to Teach Perception
Nodulman, Jessica A.
Communication Teacher, v33 n1 p11-15 2019
Using the philosophy of mindfulness is an innovative way to teach about perception. By participating in a mindfulness awareness practice, engaging in an activity with all your senses and being in the moment without judgment, students learn about the concepts of perception and mindfulness; analyze their personal perception process before and after the activity; and reflect individually and in group discussion on how mindfulness can change the perception process.Courses:Any course where perception and the perception process are taught including: Introduction to Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Health Communication. Objectives: Students will (a) learn about the concepts of perception and mindfulness, (b) apply their knowledge by participating in a hands-on mindfulness awareness practice, (c) analyze their personal perception process before and after the activity, and (d) reflect individually and in group discussion on how mindfulness can change the perception process.
Descriptors: Philosophy, Metacognition, Interpersonal Communication, Teaching Methods, Attitude Change, Learning Activities, Group Discussion, Intercultural Communication, Student Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: California