Catalog 2013-2014

Experiential Curriculum Design

  • Semester: Fall
  • Course Number: SS330
  • Instructors: John Zaber
  • Credit: 3

Course Description

Explores the cognitive, social, and psychological foundations of an interactive, experiential learning environment. Participants cultivate their own philosophy of experiential education through exploring experiential learning theory, ecological literacy, results-based lesson planning, thematic instruction, and assessment strategies. Participants design and facilitate a variety of instructional sessions with local middle-school students, peers, and other populations, as well as designing an integrated thematic unit on a topic related to their senior applied research interests.