Teaching for Experiential Learning

Teaching for Experiential Learning

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This book describes how to change the way in which educators conduct business in the classroom. Our current educational systems lack ways to reach today's learners in relevant, meaningful ways. The five approaches in this book inspire and motivate students to learn. The authors provide in-depth descriptions into these overlapping approaches for experiential learning: active learning, problem-based learning, project-based learning, service learning, and place-based education. Each of these five approaches includes an element of student involvement and attempts to engage students in solving problems. The chapters are presented in a consistent, easy-to-read format that provides descriptions, history, research, ways to use the approach, and resources. This book will help educators transform their classrooms into dynamic learning environments.In his essay titled a€œThe Project Methoda€ Kilpatrick (1918) suggests that students do not need to be actively involved in the project and can sit passively listening to music, for example, in order to complete a project. Kilpatricka#39; s essay was basedanbsp;...

Title:Teaching for Experiential Learning
Author:Scott D. Wurdinger, Julie A. Carlson
Publisher:R&L Education - 2009-12-16


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