The most real in Dale’s Cone of Experiences Prepared by: Antonio Delgado, BSEd II
Experiences of other people that we observe, read or hear about.
Concrete and firsthand experiences that make up our foundation of learning. Rich experiences that our senses bring from which we construct the ideas, the concepts, the generalizations that give meaning and order to our lives. (Dale, 1969)
Direct, purposefulexperiences arefirsthand, sensoryexperiences thatserve as thefoundation oflearning.
They are not purely mechanical. They involve the asking of significant questions. They are undergone in relation to a purpose.
“An ounce ofexperience is better thana ton of theories.” -John Dewey
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