Spring
Course name The art of being present
Course date 17.01.2023 - 12.02.2023
Institution LAB University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 2 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB, Business HUB
Teacher Kaisa Liukko, Olga Bogdanova
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Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 18.12.2022
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The art of being present

17.01.2023 - 12.02.2023

Course description

Learning outcomes:  The student knows how to

  • maintain one’s attention and awareness centred on the present moment
  • observe the experience with a non-judgmental attitude
  • develop metacognitive awareness of sensations and thoughts
  • develop an ability to switch from one aspect to another flexibly intentionally

Content:

In this course, the student learns how to maintain attention and awareness in the present moment, observe experiences with a non-judgmental attitude and develop awareness of sensations and thoughts.

Students will create daily routines, integrating mindful living in their daily life. Weekly online sessions support the process.

Assessment criteria

Approved/Failed

Course way of working and time table

The course consists of 4 weeks of online teaching and groupwork, individual exercises, online videos, additional reading, optional 1-on-1 mentoring sessions, and discussion boards in Moodle. Four online sessions are organized on Mondays at 15:00 in Zoom/Teams, and include introductions into mindfulness, cognitive psychology, and instruction on exercises. The deadlines for assignments are on Sundays. Required attendance is 75%.

Week 1 – tuesday 17.01.2023 at 15:00-17:00 Week 2 – tuesday 24.01.2023 at 15:00-16:00 Week 3 – tuesday 31.01.2023 at 15:00-16:00 Week 4 – tuesday 07.02.2023 at 15:00-16:00

Week1 Starting a daily routine Week 2 Concentration/Attention Week 3 Emotional awareness Week 4 Connection

Course additional info

Required attendance is 75%.

Course enrolment info

Students of the other UAS (Degree students and Open Studies’ path students)  enroll via Ilmoittaudu/Enroll -link. Please, write your student email on the enrollment form. Starting instruction will be sent after the enrollment period.

Others register via the Open enrollment/ Avoin AMK ilmoittautuminen link. See the registration link for further instructions. Registration for others starts on 29.11.2022 at 8.00. A quota of places is reserved for Open University of Applied Sciences students. A price is 30 €.