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Friday, June 16 • 10:00am - 10:30am
ACTing in the ESL Classroom: A Language-Based Approach to Mindfulness

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Studying abroad and learning a new language is stressful, yet teachers are often unsure how to help students cope. Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), a form of mindfulness involving linguistic techniques, was applied to a journal activity in an ESL classroom. Results suggest a correlation between language learning and well-being.

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Nicole Schmidt

University of Arizona
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Angel Steadman

Teacher Training Coordinator, University of Arizona

Friday June 16, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Asia Room