"The things we have to learn before we do them, we learn by doing them." Aristotle
Teaching By Pouring In
Learning <ul><li>Watching </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking (mind) </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling (emotion) </li></ul><ul><li>Doing (m...
<ul><li>Learning  </li></ul><ul><li>takes place as students </li></ul><ul><li>process </li></ul><ul><li>interpret </li></u...
<ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>is influenced by student’s  </li></ul><ul><li>prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>values ...
The Learning Horizon
Experiential Learning
Chasing
The Learning Wheel <ul><li>Goal Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Experimenting </li></ul><ul><li>Observing </li></ul><ul><li>Revi...
Tell me, and I will forget.  Show me, and I may remember.  Involve me, and I will understand. -  Confucius, 450 B.C.
Experiential Learning
The Fun Factor
Noteworthy Aspects <ul><li>Use of concrete ‘here-and-now experiences to test ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Use of feedback to ch...
Effective Learners <ul><li>Perceive information </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on how it will impact some aspect of our life </...
Integration of Lessons – Doing Something with Knowledge <ul><li>Going from passive to active </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging hi...
Tips <ul><li>Focus on outcomes rather than techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Make learning experiential </li></ul><ul><li>Give ...
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For an adult student, learning must be experiential to be effective, . Learning is influenced by a student’s
- prior knowledge
- values
- expectations
- rewards/sanctions
that shape the learning environment.

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Experiential Learning

  1. 1. &quot;The things we have to learn before we do them, we learn by doing them.&quot; Aristotle
  2. 2. Teaching By Pouring In
  3. 3. Learning <ul><li>Watching </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking (mind) </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling (emotion) </li></ul><ul><li>Doing (muscle) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>takes place as students </li></ul><ul><li>process </li></ul><ul><li>interpret </li></ul><ul><li>negotiate </li></ul><ul><li>the meaning of new information </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>is influenced by student’s </li></ul><ul><li>prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>values </li></ul><ul><li>expectations </li></ul><ul><li>rewards/sanctions </li></ul><ul><li>that shape the learning environment </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Learning Horizon
  7. 7. Experiential Learning
  8. 8. Chasing
  9. 9. The Learning Wheel <ul><li>Goal Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Experimenting </li></ul><ul><li>Observing </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewing </li></ul><ul><li>Action Planning </li></ul>new skills, new attitudes … or even entirely new ways of thinking.
  10. 10. Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand. - Confucius, 450 B.C.
  11. 11. Experiential Learning
  12. 12. The Fun Factor
  13. 13. Noteworthy Aspects <ul><li>Use of concrete ‘here-and-now experiences to test ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Use of feedback to change practice and theories </li></ul>
  14. 14. Effective Learners <ul><li>Perceive information </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on how it will impact some aspect of our life </li></ul><ul><li>Compare how it fits into our own experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Think about how this new information offers us new ways to act </li></ul>
  15. 15. Integration of Lessons – Doing Something with Knowledge <ul><li>Going from passive to active </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging higher brain functions </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulating senses </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating lessons into existing schemes </li></ul>
  16. 16. Tips <ul><li>Focus on outcomes rather than techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Make learning experiential </li></ul><ul><li>Give students control over their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Respect learners’ ability to engage in parallel thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight key points </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate learning </li></ul><ul><li>Provide challenges </li></ul>

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