Experiential Learning Theroy

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Experiential Learning Theory
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Practical contact with and observation of facts or events. The knowledge or skill acquired by experience over a period of time. An event or occurrence that leaves an impression on someone. Experience
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Learning Objectives Introduction Theoretical Underpinnings& the Proponent of EL Definitions of Experiential Learning Kolb’s Four-stage Experiential Learning Cycle (ELC) The Experiential Learning Process Types of Experiential Learning Principles of Experiential Learning Instructor & Student Roles in Experiential Learning Integrating Experiential Learning in Teaching Implementing EL in EFL classrooms Challenges of using EL in teaching Conclusion
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Theoretical Underpinnings Experiential learning as a discipline and a profession is grounded in pragmatism . It has its roots in the pragmatic methods of William James , John Dewey , and F. C. S. Schiller (Kolb, 1984, p. 18). Pragmatists believe that learners should apply their knowledge to real situations through experimental inquiry. This prepares students for citizenship, daily living, and future careers.
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Theoretical Underpinnings “experiential learning is aligned with the constructivist theory of learning” in that the outcomes of the learning process are varied and often unpredictable ” and “learners play a critical role in assessing their own learning” How one student chooses to solve a problem will be different from another student, and what one student takes away from an experience will be different from the others. (Wurdinger, 2005)
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Theoretical Underpinnings In experiential learning there is an integration of the cognitive learning processes and emotional experiences that promote understanding of the material being covered (Kolb & Fry, 1975). "The humanistic approach to experiential learning pays particular attention to the emotional aspect of the individual's experience" (Burnard, 1989, p. 14).
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The Proponent of EL Theory Jean Piaget 1896 Kurt Lewin 1890 Carl Rogers 1902 David Kolb 1939 John Dewey 1859
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Experiential Learning Theory Definitions: “Experiential [learning] is a philosophy and methodology in which educators purposefully engage with students in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge , develop skills , and clarify values “Experiential learning is also referred to as learning through action , learning by doing , learning through experience , and learning through discovery and exploration. (Association for Experiential Education, 2011)
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Experiential Learning Theory
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CE Concrete Experience RO Reflective Observation AC Abstract Conceptualization AE Active Experimentation Kolb’s Four-stage Experiential Learning Cycle (ELC )
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Do Share Process Generalize Apply DO REFLECT APPLY The Experiential Learning Process Betts, S.C. & Dalla, R.L. (1996)
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The Experiential Learning Process Experiencing/Exploring “doing” Students will perform or do a hands-on minds-on experience with little or no help from the instructor.
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