Experiential Learning


This module will provide the learner with an understanding of the role experience plays in learning. The major contributories to experiential learning theory will be examined. Opportunities will be provided for learners to design, facilitate and evaluate experiential programmes.  The role that the emotions, multiple intelligences and learning preferences play in experiential learning are critiqued.  

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critique the premise, theoretical foundation and lineage of experiential learning

  2. Appraise the holistic nature of experiential learning with particular reference to the emotions. 

  3. Devise experiential learning interventions and evaluate their effectiveness in a broad range of contexts

  4. Practice the facilitation of experiential learning in a safe and supportive forum and learning to enhance these skills through discussion, tutor and peer feedback and reflective writing.

  5. Critically appraise the ethical implication of their practice, make sound personal judgements and understand existing codes of practice.

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%