Word of the Week: Contemplative

As in: “Our goal in applying contemplative practices towards our own professional development as social work educators was related to our desire to be calmer and more centered so that we could better focus on our students’ needs.”

Norton, C., Russell, A., Wisner, B., & Uriarte, J. (2011, June). Reflective teaching in social work education: findings from a participatory action research study. Social Work Education, 30(04), 396. doi: 1080/02615479.2010.500658.

In addition to the definition in the Oxford English Dictionary, use these encyclopedia articles to get an overview of the topic:

For more on contemplation and contemplative practices, explore these recent books:

Tip:  Click the Show full record link to see the Table of Contents of recently published books in the online catalog


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