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[Xmca-l] Re: Looking for lit on experiential learning?



There is an Association of Experiential Education (I was a keynote there 6-7 years ago). 
Mostly practitioners, but Jason Seaman Univ New Hampshire introduced me to it. He does research in this area.
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On Jan 8, 2016, at 12:17 PM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Folks,
> I have a favor to ask:
> 
> I have a student who is interested in experiential learning (Kari Kane,
> cc'd on this email, so please "reply all" if possible), and we're looking
> for a greater breadth of the literature on experiential learning.
> 
> So far, we have David Kolb's work on experiential learning and I've pointed
> her to some oldie but goodie stuff by Dewey as well as the not quite so
> oldie stuff by Cole.
> 
> So I'm just wondering if you have suggestions of folks who have done
> particularly good work/writing on experiential learning? (doesn't
> necessarily have to be from a CHAT perspective, just good work).
> 
> Some more details on Kari's research, she is going to be doing an academic
> internship at (and eventually shaping her thesis around) work at a
> tuition-based school for troubled youth that employs experiential learning
> as one of the main pedagogical/therapeutic tools. Kari's eventual interests
> are to bring a model like this to her work in low-income communities, but
> for now she is focusing on the practice and process of experiential
> learning.
> 
> Many thanks in advance for your help with this!
> -greg
> 
> -- 
> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Anthropology
> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> Brigham Young University
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