Class Management

Mindfulness and Teaching

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"Everybody Present: Mindfulness in the Classroom" (online article) explains mindfulness and its benefits in the classroom, distinguishes it from meditation, and offers suggestions for "applying mindfulness to the college classroom" -- or "bringing awareness to awareness."

  • "[Y]our memory is only as good as your encoding and your encoding is only as good as your attention." 

1. A Working Definition

Student Bullying of Instructors

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A. "Student Bullying of Lecturers a ‘Serious Issue’" (online article) outlines some instructors' "experiences of bullying by students for research that hopes to shine a light on a 'neglected area' of higher education."

1. Some Examples of Student Bullying

  • "[B]eing cornered and intimidated by students"
  • "[B]eing verbally abused and being threatened with physical harm"
  • "[B]eing frightened by overly masculine displays"

2. Some Sources of Student Bullying

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