Teaching for Mindfulness

Format: Self-study course
Target group: Teaching staff
Encourage creativity and self-regulation in your students!
Being able to think mindfully and creatively is an essential skill for students. But how can you support your students to think more consciously and openly? This ILIAS self-study course introduces simple and pragmatic methods that instructors can use to foster creativity, metacognition, ambiguity tolerance and self-compassion in their students.
The self-study course includes 3 modules on the following content:
Module I: This is why mindful students are more creative
Most instructors want to foster their students' creativity – here's how they can succeed. 
- Introduction: Can mindfulness be a spark?
- Conditional language in teaching
Module 2: How mindfulness contributes to resilient motivation
Let's dive into the research and uncover more areas of application for mindfulness. 
- What is mindfulness? Two perspectives
- Motivating students with mindfulness?
- Coping with a complex world – thanks to mindfulness?
- Reflect with a learning diary
Module 3: How to successfully teach for mindfulness in any class
What can you implement in your teaching regardless of what kind of students are in the class? 
- How can I use learning journals in my course?
- Self-compassion sounds good, but how can I teach it?
- Are my students even ready for this?
- Your task: Lesson plan and reflection
You can access the self-study course "Teaching for Mindfulness (English version)" via the following link:
(Via the magazine: Abteilung für Akademische und internationale Angelegenheiten – ASD Hochschuldidaktik – Selbstlernmodule - Teaching for Mindfulness (English version). You must be logged in with your university account to access the course).