603: Yes We Can: Experiential Learning from 1st-year Students through Grad School

    Location: SIS T7 (Abramson Family Founders Room) or Join this session virtually

    Presenters: Sarah Menke-Fish (Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Experiential Learning, School of Communication), Terry Bryant (Senior Professorial Lecturer, School of Communication) & Pallavi Kumar (Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer, School of Communication)

    Time: 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

    Session Description

    In this session, we will share examples of how the School of Communication embraces experiential learning. Join us to hear from professors who created the opportunities and how they worked to get them approved, what admissions criteria they used and how they promoted the opportunities to students. Bring your ideas and we will help answer your questions about travel, Airlie, credits versus stipends, and how to successfully address challenges.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Describe how to navigate the cumbersome approval process when proposing ideas outside of the traditional curriculum
    • Explain how to create an application form and what criteria to include to ensure a successful cohort
    • Reflect on how to ensure that these experiential learning opportunities are available for a diverse cohort of students

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    Session Materials

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