About Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, according to the Association of Experiential Education, is a philosophy that informs many methodologies in which educators purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, clarify values and develop people's capacity to contribute to their communities.

The pedagogical principles of experiential learning are:

Primary Goals

Experiential learning aims for student achievement in three primary goals, the ABC's of the student experience: