Resources for Faculty

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning Teaching Methods

Experiential learning is about learning from experiences. While often that takes the form of learning by doing and out-of-class activities, instructors can also engage experiential learning without ever leaving the classroom. Here are some active learning teaching methods to support experiential learning. 

Case Studies                            Place-Based Learning  

Flipped Classroom                     Service-Learning

Observational Journaling            Field Trips



Templates and Documents

Please feel free to adapt and/or use any of the templates and documents below

Emergency Contact Template

Emergency Contact Template for Travel Abroad

Field Placement Agreement Template

Letter of Understanding[pdf] - Contract between student, UW, and community placement

Field Trip or Local EL Indemnity Form

Guidelines for Planning an International Field Course

International Field Course Handbook

International EL Waiver/Indemnity Template

International EL Waiver/Indemnity Template 2

Local Practicum Application Form Template

Field Course Application Form Template

Practicum Supervisor Evaluation of Student and Student Evaluation of Practicum Placement

A note on Travel and the Environment

Helpful Links

Centre for Disease Control Travel Health Advisory 

Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advisory Reports 

Public Health Agency of Canada Travel Health Notices 

DepartSmart Program 

Government of Canada Registration of Canadians Abroad