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Students are introduced to the theories of mindfulness and how it can be used in different contexts, for examples stress and self-compassion. There are opportunities to Small group work gives students an opportunity to discuss and monitor their own learning
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|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
The course provides opportunities to learn various mindfulness practices and reflect on their effect. Home practice of a minimum of 30 minutes a day is an integral part of the course. Students must keep a reflective journal of the home practice and the experiences of the group work.
The content of the course includes:
This course may not be suitable for anyone who is currently receiving counselling or has faced a serious emotional issue in the last six months.
Class size is limited to 15. Students must be able to attend the same class at the same time over 10 weeks. There is a strict attendance requirement of at least 85%. Students who miss more than two 3 hour classes, for any reason, cannot pass the course.
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Weekly: A reflective learning log: will be read by tutors on weekly submission and any necessary feedback or concerns communicated to students. At the end of the course 10 logs will be graded linked to the CGS and weighted at 25% of the overall course mark.
Oral participation: Tutors will give individual feedback as necessary during the course. Oral participation will be graded at 50% at the end of the course. This will include assessment of the presentation to the group of the 'Review of Learning'(week 9).