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dc.contributor.authorGilbert, Theo
dc.contributor.editorGibbs, Paul
dc.identifier.citationGilbert , T 2017 , When Looking is Allowed: What Compassionate Group Work Looks Like in a UK University . in P Gibbs (ed.) , The Pedagogy of Compassion at the Heart of Higher Education . 1st edn , Springer , Switzerland , pp. 189-202 . DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-57783-8en
dc.identifier.isbnISBN 978-3-319-57782-1
dc.identifier.isbnISBN 978-3-319-57783-8
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 11696469
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 76386379-8229-4105-bee0-24019c443f7c
dc.description.abstractToday there is a robust, theoretical basis, contributed by a range of disciplines, for rooting compassion into university curricula - an essential dimension to HE’s remit to serve the public good. Central to this this is how compassion has come to be introduced to be credit bearing toward degrees, for example in terms of assessment practice for group work, seminars and tutorials, in parts of the University of Hertfordshire (UH). This chapter focuses on one of the essential micro skills of compassion that is easily taught in HE: the use of eye gaze for deliberatively compassionate purposes in group work. The UH has found this skill, amongst others, to be a key mediator of students’ noticing and addressing distress and/or disadvantaging of others in group work. The chapter explains how assessing such demonstrable, compassionate behaviours has mediated participant groups’ levels of inclusivity and critical thinking performance in three UH departments.en
dc.relation.ispartofThe Pedagogy of Compassion at the Heart of Higher Educationen
dc.subjectCompassion, assessment, HE, group work, ethnographyen
dc.titleWhen Looking is Allowed: What Compassionate Group Work Looks Like in a UK Universityen
dc.typeBook itemen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Humanitiesen
dc.contributor.institutionEnglish Language and Communicationen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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