A challenging economy has resulted in larger class sizes, increased workloads and more stress for faculty at colleges and universities across the country. Times like these can make it tough for educators to stay enthusiastic, but it's vital that they do so, for the sake of their students, their institutions, their careers and their own well-being. This seminar will teach you how you can innovate your way past career stagnation and engage your students like never before.
Parker Palmer, Ph.D., and Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D,. talk about the underpinnings of their approaches to their work as teachers. They discuss the critical role of self-knowledge as a precursor to your work with students as well as why it is the key to growth and development as teachers.
For faculty who are frustrated with the rapid, "get-it-done" pivot to remote instruction, this Magna Online Seminar provides strategies and tactics to immediately incorporate contemplative pedagogy into your teaching practice to provide more meaningful instruction and interactions.