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Joshua Meyer – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2024
This paper addresses a call for submissions to provide greater clarity on the defining features of experiential learning. This is accomplished with a critical review of literature relevant to experiential learning and a qualitative-leading, mixed-method investigation exploring the defining features, canonical works, and theoretical foundations of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Experience, Personal Autonomy, Teaching Methods
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Katia Maxwell; Lucy Morrison; Levi Thiele – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2024
The current movement to institutionalize Experiential Education (EE) reflects and acts as a response to contemporary concerns about the perceived value of investing in education. The authors delineate the need to collaborate within a shared understanding of the possibilities, diversity, and operational practicalities of EE across different units…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Higher Education, Service Learning, Professional Development
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Karen Stock; Philip Cola; David Kolb – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2024
The 21st century has seen a dramatic rise in experiential learning research and practice. After the previous century, where research on subjective experience was for the most part excluded from academic journals, there is today a resurgence of scholarly research on experience and experiential learning. Yet, how do we know when a given educational…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Educational Experience, Learner Engagement, Active Learning
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James Cole; Page Keller; Jillian Kinzie; George D. Kuh – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2024
While peer tutoring is a valued experiential activity, little is known about the peer tutoring experience and its relationship to desired 21st century outcomes of college. This paper features the results from a multi-institution study of the characteristics and benefits of peer tutoring for tutors. The National Survey of Student Engagement was…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, College Students, Experiential Learning
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Sonal Singhal; Karin E. Kram; Justin M. Valliere; Fang Wang; Brynn Heckel; Samantha C. Leigh; Kathryn E. Theiss; Charlene E. McCord; Artin Soroosh; Thomas Taylor; Stacy Zamora; Brian K. Sato – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2024
Inquiry-based course experiences provide a scalable and equitable way to engage students in research. In this study, we describe how we introduced inquiry-based experiences to ten lower-division and upper-division courses across the biology curriculum at a regionally comprehensive public university serving the diverse population in a major…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Biology, Undergraduate Students
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Annalyn Valdez-Dadia; Darrah L. Goo Kuratani; Katherine Isokawa; Jessica Vinegar; Karina Quiroz; Shiou Udagawa – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
Background: Overall, high rates of American high school seniors lack writing proficiency (75%) and historically underrepresented minority (URM) populations fare even worse (91% of African American, 89% of Latinx) (U.S. Dept of Education, 2011), which suggests that URM college students enter college with lower writing abilities (Bracco et al.,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Health Sciences, Writing Instruction, Workshops
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Erin M. Perchiniak; Joseph Fees; Alexa Silver – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
Over the past four years, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence grant supported Delaware State University (DSU) to increase student success and foster faculty development in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. One component of this grant has provided students, particularly early sequence…
Descriptors: Diversity, Equal Education, Inclusion, Black Colleges
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Laurie O Campbell; Kathryn Babb – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
The purpose of this scoping review was to identify, review, and map the concept of experiential learning in counselor education. The review provides an overview of the types of studies, the theoretical positioning, definitions, and positionality of experiential learning in counselor education. The study includes an overview of N = 38 studies that…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Counselor Training, Research Reports, Teaching Methods
Marianna Savoca; Karen Kernan; Catherine Scott; Monica F. Bugallo – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
The benefits of undergraduate research to student persistence and success has been established in the literature. Less studied, however, is the long term impact of early exposure to research among students from underserved backgrounds. This qualitative study of undergraduates participating in a unique summer research program uncovers the deeper…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Scientific Research, Educational Research, STEM Careers
Robert Hackey – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
A focus on resilience in experiential education provides students in pre-professional programs opportunities to reflect upon their experiences as interns while also supporting their mental health and professional growth. Faculty must help students to identify strategies to manage stress and develop professional norms needed to thrive in a variety…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Experiential Learning, Reflection, Internship Programs
Kieran Nduagbo; Carolyn Casale – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
This qualitative research study looks at how reflective practices support preservice teachers' professional growth and development and its impacts on their self-efficacy. This study takes place in a regionally recognized south-western Hispanic Serving Institution that serves a high needs school district. Preservice teachers were asked to reflect…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Reflective Teaching, Self Efficacy, Professional Development
John D. Egan; Steven Tolman; Juliann Sergi McBrayer; Emily Ballesteros – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
Kolb's experiential learning cycle is typically applied in short-term, episodic snapshots of time, while understating the implications of continual, longer-term learning. This fixed-frame, episodic usage may diminish the knowledge that learners bring into an educational experience and the continued shaping of knowledge through future experiences.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Lifelong Learning, Models, Learning Processes
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Andrea Reid – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
Study abroad programs around the world offer participants a plethora of learning opportunities, from the formal component of credit-bearing studies to informal and incidental learning opportunities that come from living and studying internationally. Despite significant research in the field, the educative value of study abroad continues to be…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Study Abroad, Program Design
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Sara Lawrence; Kathy Lease – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
Real-world experience is often considered subordinate to academic learning at the doctoral level. Lessons from experiential learning at the doctoral level show higher education can be equity-minded and focused on the needs of learners without sacrificing depth and quality even at the highest levels of educational attainment. Doctoral faculty…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Doctoral Programs, Travel, Inquiry
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Jim Rost; Anita Carol Swayze; Janet McCormick – Experiential Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, 2023
A large American university in the southeastern United States has infused experiential learning into academic courses to create a national model that is both sustainable and replicable. The EXL Scholars Program has consistently shown growth and significant positive outcomes by providing students with opportunities for hands-on experiences in their…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students, Service Learning
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