What is Experiential Learning?

Experiential Learning is…

"The strategic, active engagement of students in opportunities to learn through doing, and reflection on those activities, which empowers them to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical endeavours in a multitude of settings inside and outside of the classroom"
(Credit:  Simon Fraser University definition)

We believe that experiential learning (EL) at McGill should include acquisition of experience, development of skills, reflection on learning, and evaluation and assessment (quantity and quality).

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