Parent Experiential Learning Resources
Articles and Web Resources
Career Planning Course for Parents
JobWeb’s helpful primer for parents.
A useful resource page geared specifically to parents with college-age children.
Ways to Teach your Children to Find the Work They Love
The Wall Street Journal’s Career Journal provides practical advice for parents trying to help their child with career options.
Giving Internships a Post-College Try
A May of 2009 article from the Wall Street Journal promoting paid and unpaid internships as a useful strategy while searching for a full-time position.
Top 10 Career Strategies for Freshman and Sophomores
A useful JobWeb article that stresses the importance of internships and cultural immersion opportunities for college-age children.
History of Service-Learning in Higher Education(.pdf)
Published by the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse in January of 2008, this four-page overview provides a useful history as well as links to additional resources.
The PUC Library contains some useful books for parents interested in learning more about experiential learning.
College and University Curriculum : Developing and Cultivating Programs of Study that Enhance Student Learning
Call Number: LB2806.15 C65 2005
Experiential Learning Around the World : Employability and the Global Economy
Call Number: LB2324 E95 2000
Handbook of Experiential Learning
Call Number: LB1027.23 H36 2007
Launch Your Career in College : Strategies for Students, Educators, and Parents
Call Number: LB2343.3 S328 2005
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