Did you miss our article series on experiential learning? Check out the links below to learn more about experiential learning: what it is, what it looks like, how to work with your students’ individual needs, and how to incorporate it into your teaching.
What is experiential learning? This article breaks down experiential learning theory. Watch a short explanation video and read about the experiential learning theory, broken down into six easy-to-parse propositions.
Learning outcomes are an important part of any course, but a single outcome isn’t the end. Learning is most effective when viewed as a continuous cycle. This article walks step-by-step through the learning cycle and how it can be used to increase the depth of your students’ understanding and skill. You’ll also get some key tips for how to implement the learning cycle in your curriculum.
With each step of the learning cycle, individual students will approach the learning process in different ways. No two students are identical, but there are four main categories that are often used to describe students’ learning styles: accommodating, diverging, converging, and assimilating. This article goes over each of these learning styles and how to adjust your methods to accommodate them—thus enhancing your students’ learning experiences.
From object lessons to applied research projects, this article suggests six different ways you can implement everything you’ve learned throughout this series in your own classroom. This article is all about activities to give you a head start in teaching with experiential learning in mind.