Starting First Saturday-Sunday(13-14th) of July 2013
Duration 8 weekends (2nd Saturday & Sunday) starting in July. 9am – 5pm on both days.
Qualification Fluency in English
Location Kaveri College Complex, Ganeshnagar, Pune
Batch size 20 participants
Admission Before 30thMay, 2013

About This Course

Welcome to the world of Experiential Education – Philosophy, Methods and Practice. This course provides a dynamic exploration into pedagogical methods used in experiential and outdoor education. During the course, you will encounter a variety of hands-on activities, in-depth readings, personal reflections, writing exercises, group discussions, and opportunities to have your own adventurous experiences. The more you put in, the more you get out of this course.

This course has been designed keeping in mind the many teachers and Outdoor educators who want to make moments with the learner groups more exciting, more empowering. This will help understand and apply principles of experiential learning in the classroom and in the outdoors.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will have A better understanding of creating safe environments while working with groups / classroom settings
The skills required to ignite young minds through the ability to create appropriate challenges for them in and outside the classroom.
Skills to apply principles of Experiential education in the context of group work / classroom settings.
Skills to assess one’s own ability and a personal philosophy about Experiential Education, and how to apply it in various contexts.

Reflective Journal

A journal is a place where you record your thoughts, feelings, reactions, ideas, etc. on a regular basis. During this course, you are asked to keep a journal which contains your reflections on each of the readings and each of the classes in which you participate. In other words, you should strive to write at least four pages each week. You are welcome to write more if you wish. The journal will be a very important way in which you can develop your own personal philosophy of EE.


Students are strongly encouraged to provide the instructors with feedback regarding their learning needs and the progress of the course via questions and comments in class.
For more details contact: Mrs.Malati Kalmadi : 98906 27029. Vishwas Parchure : 90960 00121.
Form for the course can be downloaded from DipinEE&Practice _ Application Form

Course Modules

Safe Environments for Learning
How do we experience? What are the different Ways of experiencing?
Defining Conditions for safe environments
Being Intentionally Inviting
Facilitator knowledge – Activities, Sequencing, Group development theory, Processing, Learning theory
Theory in Action – experiences that make all the ‘talk’ real.

The Educator as Facilitator
Managing and Designing for groups in different environments
Facilitating Learning in self and others
Models and theories associated with processing
Learning to design experiences for Learning with groups
Theory in Action – practicing processing with groups.

Understanding Learning
Learning styles theory and examples of assessment
Foundations of Experiential Education
Thinkers and Theories in EE – Past and Modern.
Theory in Action to include designing experiences and execution for classroom and group scenarios.
Building a case for Team Learning. Teamwork as a process in the school

Application of Experiential Education
Applying EE In the classroom, With groups – small and large
Transferring Learning to life
Practicing facilitation in the classroom with curriculum, and with small and large groups.
Defining your own style in the application of everything learned.
A Personal Action Plan about how the learning will be applied.

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