In this introductory workshop, we discuss some of the background to the Quaker Tradition, some of the history of New Garden and Guilford College, and some of the key aspects of Quaker education.
Clearness and Care Committees
Clearness and Care Committees are practices from the Quaker tradition that support a “focused person” in the process of discernment and journeying through difficult moments of one’s life. The tools from within these practices are useful for working with and supporting students and peers on campus.
Learn more about how role of Clerk is an essential part of Quaker decision-making.
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What is contemplative pedagogy, why use it and how? In this workshop we walk faculty and staff through a process of understanding how to use more contemplative approaches in their own lives, work, and classroom setting.
Using Progressive Summarization in the Classroom
In this workshop, you will learn how to use the technique known as “Progressive Summarization” for creating reading notes. This method maximizes organization and “glanceability” of notes, optimizing your time for reasearch and retrievel. It also allows for a more stress-free approach to learning, relieving the researcher of having to remember everything.