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K-12 Professionals

Mindful & Meditation Practices

HNES 2000




Instructor: Joe Deutsch

Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Monday, January 07, 2019 - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Course completion February 6, 2019

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $75

Course Description:

This course will utilize the text 101 Mindfulness and Meditation practices as a basis for discussion of inspirational and practical techniques to develop mindfulness and meditation skills. Professionals will personally practice strategies offered daily then come together to discuss best implementation practices for themselves and their students.  


Teachers will understand:

  • 101 different practices in meditation and mindfulness exercises.
  • Expand their knowledge of resources and strategies available for meditation and mindfulness.
  • Explore technology aids or applications to aid in meditation and mindfulness.
  • Implement at least one practice each day taken from the readings.

Required Text:

101 Mindfulness and Meditation Practices, Author Terry Ferebee Eckmann and Katie Lee Eckmann, ISBN 978-1-60679-427-2 {$20.00}

Each participant must:

Attend and participate in 7 zoom meetings {8:30 - 10:00 p.m.} - January 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28 & 30 plus additional outside of class hours consisting of reading & practicing meditation & mindfulness strategies.

About The Instructor

nullJoe Deutsch

Joe Deutsch received his Ph.D. & M.Ed. from North Dakota State University; he earned his B.S. from Valley City State University. Dr. Deutsch is currently an Associate Professor in the Health, Nutrition & Exercise Science Department at NDSU and comes with 15+ years of teaching experience.

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