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Pedagogical Possibilities: A Review of Approaches to Undergraduate Teaching in Buddhist Studies

Philosophy and Religion, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
Academic Editor: Richard K. Payne
Religions 2021, 12(4), 231; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040231
Received: 28 February 2021 / Revised: 17 March 2021 / Accepted: 21 March 2021 / Published: 25 March 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teaching in Buddhist Studies)
This article presents a comprehensive review of the literature on teaching in Buddhist Studies within a framework of backward design, which begins by identifying our learning goals, then determining evidence of learning and planning course activities to facilitate such learning. It identifies big ideas in Buddhist Studies and transferrable skills that could serve as learning goals for our undergraduate courses. Finally, it concludes by suggesting future avenues of research about Buddhist pedagogy in the field of scholarship of teaching and learning. View Full-Text
Keywords: teaching; learning; pedagogy; Buddhist Studies; Buddhism; lived religion; experiential learning; contemplative learning; critical thinking; empathy teaching; learning; pedagogy; Buddhist Studies; Buddhism; lived religion; experiential learning; contemplative learning; critical thinking; empathy
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McGuire, B. Pedagogical Possibilities: A Review of Approaches to Undergraduate Teaching in Buddhist Studies. Religions 2021, 12, 231. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040231

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McGuire B. Pedagogical Possibilities: A Review of Approaches to Undergraduate Teaching in Buddhist Studies. Religions. 2021; 12(4):231. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040231

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McGuire, Beverley. 2021. "Pedagogical Possibilities: A Review of Approaches to Undergraduate Teaching in Buddhist Studies" Religions 12, no. 4: 231. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040231

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