I’m an advocate of being the change you want to see. If we mindfully approach our collaborations – including the collaborative process (relationship formation, development, and growth) and the outputs – then there is a space to disrupt the competitive nature, at least within our self, amongst each other, and hopefully within the institution. Mindful choice is key to this. In this presentation I share 15 top tips.
Mindfulness is a hot topic at the moment! But what does it mean for us as academics as we strive to be a caring teacher, a supportive colleague, a compassionate leader and a responsible citizen within the realities of the contemporary climate of the academy? In this workshop let’s explore what mindfulness is for you, what it means, and what your reference points are.We’ll decode 14 top tips, mindful questions to support your practice no matter what stage you are at in the supervisory journey and how they are relevant to you as a supervisor in relation to curiosity, being present, being non-judgemental and being self-aware.
Pressures to collaborate in higher education: finding a mindful practice in navigating relationships in higher education
In a complex and demanding higher education environment wellness for scholars is an ethical imperative and is an essential component of self care, required to prevent burnout, distress, and impairment. Berg & Seeber (2016) remind us it is not something ‘extra’ or ‘nice to do’; self care is worthy of our attention.
Associate Professor Narelle Lemon shares insights into working with Twitter, Pinterest and blogs with students across face-to-face and blended modes of delivery, and provides her top 13 tips for including social media in a learning and teaching setting.