Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group

Charge

To explore the concept of contemplative pedagogy in librarianship through demonstrating modes of integrating contemplative practices into library instruction and research life, identifying positive outcomes to this style of teaching, and designing library spaces for reflection, interfaith meditation and prayer, mindfulness and contemplative practices.

Roster

Jennifer Colvin (Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Sara Smith (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Prof. Samantha Schmehl Hines (Past Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mariel Colbert (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/22/2017. Last retrieved on 10/22/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2017, the CPIG had 353 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.

Origin

The Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
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 listserv. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Mariel Colbert
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-5285
E-mail: mcolbert@ala.org