To explore the concepts of contemplative pedagogy and mindfulness in librarianship through integrating contemplative modes and practices into library instruction and research life, identifying positive outcomes to this style of teaching, and designing library spaces and services that support reflection, interfaith meditation and prayer, mindfulness, and other contemplative practices.
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As of August 2019, the CPIG had 599 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2022 ALA Annual Conference.
The Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2019 ALA Annual Conference
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Beginning September 1, 2016, you can join the Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.