ERIC Number: EJ631493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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No More Pencils...No More Books? Arguing for the Use of Experiential Learning in Post Secondary Environmental Studies Classroom.
Wright, Tarah Sharon Alexandra
Electronic Green Journal, n13 Dec 2000
An experiential approach to environmental studies courses in institutions of higher education would better prepare students to address the environmental problems of the new millennium. Research shows that adults prefer experiential and task-centered learning. Experiential learners are more efficient workers, achieve higher grades, are more motivated, and are more likely to translate their learning into action. (Contains 19 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Educational Needs, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Prior Learning, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
For full text: http://egj.lib.uidaho.edu/egj13/wright1.html.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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