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Mindfulness research in higher education: student perspectives, educator perspectives and the research gap

Author Julie McColl
Abstract This paper defines mindfulness and considers the benefits of mindfulness in higher education from both the perspective of the student and the educator. This paper is a result of a review of the literature and seeks to establish the benefits of mindfulness in higher education from the perspective of the student and the educator. It also identifies gaps in the existing empirical research and highlights the need for future large scale, multi-site empirical studies in relation to mindfulness in higher education to help to progress policy in this area.
Keywords Higher education, mindfulness, student, educator, policy
Published In ICEP Proceedings 2015
Date 2015
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