Experiential Education Workshop OfferedNational Society for Experiential Education's (NSEE) Experiential Education Academy (EEA) will offer workshops on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Nazareth College, Rochester, NY. The workshops are co-sponsored by CCNYPA. Registration opens Wednesday, July, 25, and the registration fee is $345.00.
Morning session (all attendees):
Fundamentals of Experiential Education – Participants in this workshop will explore the theoretical and philosophical roots of experiential education and the principles of good practice fundamental to all types of experiential learning. Participants will have an opportunity to actively explore the implications and applications of this information, and to identify the resources available for continued professional development and specific use in their programs. ·
Afternoon Sessions (attendees select one):
Reflection – While experiences are the first in experiential education, it is through reflection that the learning takes its root and makes lasting changes. According to Kolb, learning is a process where knowledge is created through the transformation of experience. Reflection is integral to that transformation. This workshop will explore methods of guiding students to be more reflective in their experiences and following their experiences: the use of journals in reflection and models for conducting regular seminars promoting reflection and reflective conversation.
Strengthening Experiential Education at Your Institution – NSEE has pioneered the area of strategic planning related to the process of institutionalizing the full range of experiential education into educational and community institutions. This workshop addresses seven critical factors that need initial and ongoing attention: mission and values; curricular integration; faculty involvement; quality assurance and assessment; administrative infrastructure; budget integration; and strategies for change. Participants will examine alternative strategies and collaborate with one another in identifying appropriate approaches for their respective institutions/organizations.