Aymara childrens’ practice of transcendental meditation in Peru: a learning history model of parent and teacher perceptions

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Fergusson, Lee, Cabrejos, Javier Ortiz and Bonshek, Anna. 2023. "Aymara childrens’ practice of transcendental meditation in Peru: a learning history model of parent and teacher perceptions." Journal of Latinos and Education. 22 (3), pp. 893-910. https://doi.org/10.1080/15348431.2021.1876695
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Aymara childrens’ practice of transcendental meditation in Peru: a learning history model of parent and teacher perceptions

ERA Journal ID213316
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AuthorsFergusson, Lee (Author), Cabrejos, Javier Ortiz (Author) and Bonshek, Anna (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Latinos and Education
Journal Citation22 (3), pp. 893-910
Number of Pages18
Year2023
PublisherRoutledge
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ISSN1532-771X
1534-8431
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/15348431.2021.1876695
Web Address (URL)https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15348431.2021.1876695
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Practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique in schools and universities throughout the world has been well researched over a 50-year period suggesting it is a useful tool for student development and learning. However, introduction of the practice into school systems throughout Latin America is a relatively recent phenomenon and no research has been published on the likely or actual outcomes from this initiative. Moreover, research conducted on the practice in international settings has typically involved investigation of standard educational variables - such as academic performance, intelligence, and behavior - and has mostly used only quantitative methods and designs to do so. For this study, conducted on the practice in Puno, Peru, we have adopted a learning history approach using a third-person action research method of semi-structured interviews to hear and understand the distinct voices of parents and teachers about the consequences of practicing Transcendental Meditation on the personal, academic and social lives of Aymara school children. Results from frequency and saliency analysis indicate that a series of confirmatory as well as unique knowledge outcomes have emerged in this setting, and these are discussed in the context of international empirical results to create a learned history of the practice in Peru.

KeywordsPeru; Aymara; transcendental meditation; learning history; third-person; action research
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Maharishi Institute of Science and Technology, Peru
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Fergusson, Lee, Wells, Geoffrey and Kettle, David. 2017. "Principles and practice of sustainability in Maharishi Vedic Science." Journal of Health and Environmental Research. 3 (3-1), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.jher.s.2017030301.11
Human development and capability: reconstructed and fulfilled through Maharishi Vedic Science
Kettle, David, Wells, Geoffrey and Fergusson, Lee. 2017. "Human development and capability: reconstructed and fulfilled through Maharishi Vedic Science." Journal of Health and Environmental Research. 3 (3-1), pp. 79-89. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.jher.s.2017030301.16
Responding to climate change: the contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science
Wells, Geoffrey, Fergusson, Lee, Kettle, David and Bonshek, Anna. 2017. "Responding to climate change: the contribution of Maharishi Vedic Science." Journal of Health and Environmental Research. 3 (3-1), pp. 63-78. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.jher.s.2017030301.15
Vedic science-based education, poverty removal and social well-being: a case history of Cambodia from 1980 to 2015
Fergusson, Lee. 2016. "Vedic science-based education, poverty removal and social well-being: a case history of Cambodia from 1980 to 2015." Journal of Indian Education. 41 (4), pp. 16-45.
Advances in soil amendment: vermicomposting, alumina refinery residue and cotton production in Australia
Fergusson, Lee. 2016. "Advances in soil amendment: vermicomposting, alumina refinery residue and cotton production in Australia." International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research. 2 (2), pp. 1-11.
Removing phosphate from a municipal wastewater treatment plant in the United Kingdom using a waste-to-resource model
Fergusson, Lee. 2016. "Removing phosphate from a municipal wastewater treatment plant in the United Kingdom using a waste-to-resource model." International Journal of Advanced Science and Research. 1 (1), pp. 29-38.
Reform, restructuring and rehabilitation: post-secondary education from the mid-1990s to 2010
Fergusson, Lee and King, Michael. 2017. "Reform, restructuring and rehabilitation: post-secondary education from the mid-1990s to 2010." Fergusson, Lee and Bonshek, Anna (ed.) Maharishi Vedic University in Cambodia: educational reconstruction and social renewal. Gold Coast, Australia. Maharishi Vedic Research Institute Press. pp. 51-88
All knowledge in one brain: Maharishi Vedic University and the renewal of Cambodia
Fergusson, Lee and Brown, Susan. 2017. "All knowledge in one brain: Maharishi Vedic University and the renewal of Cambodia." Fergusson, Lee and Bonshek, Anna (ed.) Maharishi Vedic University in Cambodia: educational reconstruction and social renewal. Gold Coast, Australia. Maharishi Vedic Research Institute Press. pp. 177-243
Work-based learning and research for mid-career professionals: two project examples from Australia
Fergusson, Lee, Allred, Tim, Dux, Troy and Muianga, Hugo. 2018. "Work-based learning and research for mid-career professionals: two project examples from Australia." Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Skills and Lifelong Learning. 14, pp. 19-40. https://doi.org/10.28945/3959
Work-based learning and research for mid-career professionals: professional studies in Australia
Fergusson, Lee, Allred, Tim and Dux, Troy. 2018. "Work-based learning and research for mid-career professionals: professional studies in Australia." Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Skills and Lifelong Learning. 14, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.28945/3930
The personal, social and environmental sustainability of Jainism in light of Maharishi Vedic Science
Fergusson, Lee, Wells, Geoffrey and Kettle, David. 2018. "The personal, social and environmental sustainability of Jainism in light of Maharishi Vedic Science." Environment, Development and Sustainability: a multidisciplinary approach to the theory and practice of sustainable development. 20 (4), pp. 1627-1649. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-017-9957-1
Anthrosols and technosols: the anthropogenic signature of contaminated soils and sediments in Australia
Fergusson, Lee. 2017. "Anthrosols and technosols: the anthropogenic signature of contaminated soils and sediments in Australia." Water, Air and Soil Pollution: an international journal of environmental pollution. 228 (8), pp. 267-282. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-017-3460-z
Beneficial reuse: A field trial to remediate and a bench-scale test to revegetate coal seam gas dam sediments from Queensland
Fergusson, Lee. 2014. "Beneficial reuse: A field trial to remediate and a bench-scale test to revegetate coal seam gas dam sediments from Queensland." American Journal of Environmental Protection. 3 (5), pp. 249-257. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajep.20140305.17
The innovative Australian university: the role of 3rd generation postgraduate research programmes
van der Laan, Luke, Ostini, Jenny, Fergusson, Lee and Allred, Timothy. 2017. "The innovative Australian university: the role of 3rd generation postgraduate research programmes." 2017 International Science of Learning Conference: Research to Reality. Brisbane, Australia 18 - 20 Sep 2017 Australia.
The Conversion and Sustainable Use of Alumina Refinery Residues: Global Solution Examples
Fergusson, Lee. 2013. "The Conversion and Sustainable Use of Alumina Refinery Residues: Global Solution Examples." Essential Readings in Light Metals: Alumina and Bauxite. Switzerland. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 965-973