Vanderbilt University

Center for Teaching

Guides

https://wp0.its.vanderbilt.edu/cft/teaching-guides/

The CFT has prepared guides to a variety of teaching topics with summaries of best practices, links to other online resources, and information about local Vanderbilt resources.

All CFT Teaching Guides

https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/

Mindfulness in the Classroom:

https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/contemplative-pedagogy/

Mindfulness in the classroom, sometimes called “contemplative pedagogy,” involves teaching methods designed to cultivate deepened awareness, concentration, and insight.

Metacognition:

https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/metacognition/

Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking. More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one’s thinking and learning and b) oneself as a thinker and learner.

 

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