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Presented at the 2014 Student Affairs and Services Symposium at York University. Without a doubt, student leaders (e.g., peer mentors, residence dons, ambassadors, student union leaders etc.) experience rich learning opportunities that allow them to develop valuable life and workplace skills.
Findings of a qualitative study that used experiential learning
theory to uncover what students learn through participating in
student government will be shared in this session. Reflections from the study’s participants illuminate this presentation and underscore the profound impact that student leadership experiences can have on learning and personal transformation.
Participants will walk away from this session with an
understanding of experiential learning theory, an appreciation
of the rich learning and skill development that occurs as a
result of student leadership experiences, and a road map thatcan be used to re-imagine and assess