What is Experiential Learning?

Post-secondary institutions across North America are highlighting experiential learning to attract students, and improve their post-education employment prospects. It is widely evident in campus news reports, recruitment activities, and policy documents that higher education institutions, in both their teaching and research missions, are being compelled to draw on experiential practices to strengthen linkages between scholarly […]

Learning Outcomes Aren’t All Bad

A recent post to the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) blog got me thinking again about the role that learning outcomes have played in my own professional development as a teacher, and about some of the reasons why learning outcomes can get a bad rap among professors. There are some fair reasons why […]