A Collaborative Conversation with Wake Tech’s Eleanor Miles (Mindfulness in Education)
In this conversation, listeners will have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of mindfulness. Ms. Miles provides strategies on how students can use mindful practices to deal with test anxiety and stress. Additionally, the conversation shares insight on how faculty and staff can use mindfulness to assist with daily routines. Also, Ms. Miles introduces listeners to the seven essential attitudes of mindfulness. Lastly, individuals will have the opportunity to engage in a live mindfulness exercise.
Associate Professor Eleanor Ward Miles, B.A., M.A., is an Instructor and Writing/Study Skills Center-Coordinator in Wake Tech’s Individualized Learning Center. For fourteen years, she has tutored Wake Tech students in subjects across the curriculum, from English to Psychology to Biology. With the ILC’s goal in mind, she leads students to become independent learners through instruction in writing skills and an emphasis on the study strategies that address their areas of difficulty and build on their strengths. Trained as an Administrator of Myers Briggs Type Analysis, she conducts assessments for faculty, staff, and students and leads Professional Development Leadership Modules, as well as Learning Styles workshops for students. Since 2013, upon completion of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course through Duke Integrative Medicine, Eleanor has shared her research and personal experience regarding the benefits of mindfulness.