Intention, Method, and Evaluation

The 6th Annual Conference of the Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education


October 10-12, 2014, at the University of Washington, Seattle

The annual gathering on contemplative inquiry and higher education

About the 2014 Conference

About the 2014 Conference

We will investigate the relationship between the intentions of contemplative methods and their effectiveness. How might the development and evaluation of these methods be guided by what has been discovered about the many ways we learn, the creation of meaning, and the development of meaningful assessment?

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The Conference Schedule

The Conference Schedule

Descriptions of this year’s parallel session and poster session presentations are now available.

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The Keynote Speaker

The Keynote Speaker

Peter Felten is the Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and Associate Professor of History at Elon University.

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Bring your voice to Seattle this October.

Feedback from participants of our 2013 conference:

“I was inspired by people’s honesty in talking about their successes, struggles, and questions.”

“I left this conference feeling energized and like I can make a difference in my teaching and the lives of my students.”

“Very bolstering to be part of this community for a couple of days.
Inspiring.”

“A truly mind-expanding, heart-opening, creative juice-flowing, all-around wonderful experience.”

“I always leave feeling inspired and full of renewed enthusiasm for engaging my students and colleagues in new ways.”

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