Meditations on Contemplative Pedagogy as Sanctuary

Authors

  • Jackie Seidel University of Calgary

Keywords:

contemplative pedagogy, sanctuary, kairos time

Abstract

Composed as a collection of interrelated meditations, this paper contemplates what it might mean to invoke a word like “contemplative” in relation to pedagogy.

Author Biography

Jackie Seidel, University of Calgary

JACKIE SEIDEL is an assistant professor in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, Canada. Her teaching, research and scholarship focus on curriculum studies, contemplative pedagogy, ecopedagogy, and literacy education. Her forthcoming co-authored book with David Jardine is Ecological Pedagogy, Buddhist Pedagogy, Hermenetuic Pedagogy: Experiments in a Curriculum for Miracles (Peter Lang, 2014).

References

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L’Engle, M. (2001). Madeleine L’Engle {Herself}: Reflections on a writing life. (compiled by C.F. Chan). Colorado Springs, CO: Shaw Books.

Nancy, J-L. (2003). A finite thinking. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

ODEE (The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology). (1966). New York, NY: Oxford University Press Inc.

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