For Faculty


Take student learning to a higher level

Through Experiential Learning, faculty can guide students in applying what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges. It can also:

  • Improve and broaden opportunities for faculty, along with students, to apply research and learning in a particular field of study.
  • Enhance the classroom experience with cutting edge research, business and technology initiatives.
  • Put the university on the leading edge of this area of development for the future of education.

In collaboration with community partners and students, faculty help to create a well-prepared workforce and a more dynamic learning environment.

Have questions?

To learn how to have a course meet Experiential Learning requirements, see the Faculty Senate’s Web pages.

Standards of Practice for Experiential Education
Courses must meet these standards and be approved by the Faculty Senate to be designated as experiential learning.

  1. Intention
  2. Preparedness and Planning
  3. Authenticity
  4. Reflection
  5. Orientation and Training
  6. Monitoring and Continuous Improvement
  7. Assessment and Evaluation
  8. Acknowledgment

For full descriptions, click here or see the National Society for Experiential Education’s (NSEE) Web site at

Also refer to our FAQs.

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