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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

Ten-Two                                 

Think-Pair-Share


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

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel 

Department of Foreign Affairs Travel Advisory Reports

http://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories 

Public Health Agency of Canada Travel Health Notices

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/index-eng.php 

DepartSmart Program

http://web.viu.ca/studyabroad/departsmart/modules/welcome.htm 

Government of Canada Registration of Canadians Abroad

http://travel.gc.ca/travelling/registration