This research is part of a three-university study between UVA, Penn State, and the University of Wisconsin. We are trying to reduce college students' stress and anxiety by developing a course on the art and science of mindfulness and flourishing. My portion of the research studies the actual teaching of the course on all 3 campuses.
Students working on the project will analyze student records, journals, and short essays. They may also observe classes and lab sessions. Students will also learn how to use various facets of Microsoft Excel.
No, although a healthy curiosity and ability to observe a classroom as an objective observer versus a student is beneficial.
1. Analyze qualitative data
2. Collaborate with researchers on different campuses
3. Evaluate a class/curriculum