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.
As of August 2017, the CPIG had 353 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2020 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
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.
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