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Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning


English language proficiency requirements

Students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ELS or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

MBTL 700

3 credits

Introduction to Mindfulness: Research, Theory, and Practice

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Graduate certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning or department permission.

Introduces students to the range of mindfulness practices, concepts, theories, and research. As the first course in the MBTL graduate certificate program, it focuses on the historical, cross-cultural, and contemporary contexts of mindfulness and its role in the promotion of wellbeing, health, and lifelong learning.

MBTL 708

3 credits

Mindfulness-Based Teaching, Learning, and Leading

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Graduate certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning or department permission.

Students explore mindfulness as an experiential learning approach that fosters attention, social-emotional learning, self-regulation, compassion, and reflection. Students critique a range of learning, teaching, and leadership theories and methods used with their respective professions, clients, and communities of practice.

MBTL 710

3 credits

Mindfulness Practice

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Graduate certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning or department permission.

Extends students’ skills in the practice and facilitation of mindfulness. Some of the teaching and learning experiences will transpire in a group semi-retreat context, in which students will be asked to maintain mindful awareness for an extended time.

MBTL 721

3 credits

Mindfulness Research & Practice

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Graduate certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning or department permission.

In this capstone course, students integrate and apply what they've learned by conducting research and applying it within a field experience in their target profession or workplace.

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