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Contemplative Studies & Practice

While WVU does not offer a Contemplative Studies program, this guide will connect you to resources that support awareness and introspection. Find resources related to Pedagogy, Philosophy, Religion/Faith, Mindfulness, Science, and Health/Well-being.

Contemplation & Education

Contemplative Pedagogy (also called mindfulness in the classroom) consists of various teaching methods you might employ to create deeper levels of awareness, concentration, or insight in your students (Center for Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University, 2014). The articles below offer an introduction, while the additional resources dive deeper into the pedagogy as it applies to K-12 and higher education.


Higher Education