Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning Committee and Affiliates

ELC FALL Meetings schedule: 2018

1) Planning meeting: Friday, October 19, 1230-130 3C12 (with coffee)

2) Conference and showcase afternoon: Friday, November 16, 1-3 3C12 (coffee and light refreshments)

Recipients of Experiential Learning Funding (2018-19) will present their projects and progress, so that colleagues can appreciate the details of particular projects and also gain a sense of the range of projects that fall under the rubric of experiential learning.

(note: ELF award recipients will be contacted with further information to explain plans for the afternoon).
The meetings are expected to bring together any and all interested in experiential learning from across our university, from various disciplines and faculties.

We are contacting you directly with this notice of meetings if you have been affiliated in these ways:

  • serving as an active member of the experiential learning committee in past years;
  • serving on the experiential learning award selection committee;
  • applying for experiential learning awards;
  • inquiring about experiential learning developments.

The meetings are open to all who are interested, so please ask colleagues. Notice of meetings will be circulated to advise of times and dates to build the community of participants

Engaging Students in a 21st Century Classroom - Webinar, June 14, 2017 

Attention Faculty! You are invited to a webinar titled “Wake them up! Engaging Students in a 21st Century Classroom.”
This workshop will explore how student-centered active learning approaches can enhance student engagement, success, and retention.
The 60-minute session will take place in the University Club on June 14 at 1:00 pm.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Daniel Leonard, Experiential Learning Coordinator at


Annual Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines Event - February 17, 2017

Please join us for the annual Experiential Learning Celebration Event. This event will take place on February 17, 2017 from 2-4pm in room 2M70. The event will be interactive and provide an opportunity to learn from some of the projects funded through the Experiential Learning fund. We will also put out our new call for proposals for the next round of Experiential Learning funding. 

To find out more or RSVP for the event contact Daniel Leonard at If you forget to RSVP come anyway. 




ELN presents: Teaching Matters - 2015

Please join faculty from different disciplines who will showcase their field school projects and discuss successes and challenges. All sessions are from 12:30-1:20 in 4M39.

February 27: International Field Schools with Ying Kong and Lenore Szekely (Shanghai Field School) and Gabriel Nemoga (Colombia Field School)
March 11: In-Province Field Schools with Christopher Storie (Churchill Field School) and Judith Harris (Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program)
March 20: Setting up an International Field School 101 with Dean Peachey (Global College)

Download PDF poster here.

Second Annual Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines Event - November 21st, 2014

Once again we celebrated the projects that were funded through this year's Experiential Learning Fund. A video by filmmaker Jonathan Ventura highlighted the various projects as well as the 'aha' moments experienced by faculty, staff, and students as they engaged in these experiential opportunities.

View the 2013-2014 EL Fund Final Report[pdf]

 Invitiation to Teach In on Global Citizenship

ELN Presents: A series of teach-ins on Global Citizenship - 2014

Intended as a free, professional development opportunity for high school, university, and non-traditional educators, please join us for dinner and conversations surrounding the complex and oftentimes contested notion of global citizenship.

Wednesday February 12: Questions on Global Citizenship with panelists Omar Siddiqui, Leslie Spillet, Peter Ives, and Claire Reid  

Second Annual Broad Strokes Event

Wednesday, March 12: Pedagogies of Global Citizenship with panelists Leah Gazan, Linda Mlodzinski, Yekaterina Shinkaryova, and Ira Udow

Wednesday, April 9: Experience of Global Citizenship with panelists Lloyd Kornelsen, Nina Singh, Dawn Sutherland, and Ruth Taronno

Download the invitation for the March 12th event here [pdf] and the April 9th event here [pdf]


Broad Strokes: Learning Outside the Lines - October 9th, 2013


Broad Strokes was a celebration of the projects that were funded through the inaugural Experiential Learning Fund.  The event was an opportunity to showcase these projects as well as to gather ideas about ways to strengthen experiential learning at The University of Winnipeg.  A video was created to showcase the projects, and feedback collected during the event is being integrated into ELIN's work moving forward.

Click here to download the 2012-2013 EL Fund Final Report[pdf]