Experiential Education: Making the Most of Learning Outside the Classroom: New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Number 124

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Qualters, Catherine Wehlburg
John Wiley & Sons, 2010 - Education - 110 pages

Educators at the cutting edge of the experiential learning movement share their insights and experiences at colleges and universities nationwide

This book provides college faculty and administrators with strategies for the successful design, construction, funding, and assessment of experiential education. Featuring edited contributions written by educators at the leading edge of the experiential education movement nationwide, it addresses the realities of experiential education while providing detailed descriptions of everything from the design of individual courses to entire programs. The authors weigh the various pros and cons of the experiential approach, and they offer pointers on how to engage colleagues and stakeholders to help them understand the manifold benefits of the approach.

 

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Experiential learning used to be synonomous with field experience. Colleges of Health Sciences and Education were the primary implementers. Service-Learning has taken what was experiential learning ... Read full review

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