Activity extension - Dip in Experential Education & Practice

DEEP

About This Course

Welcome to the world of Experiential Education – Philosophy, Methods and Practice. This course has been designed with special consideration to the many teachers and outdoor educators who want to make the moments with their learner groups more exciting and empowering. It provides a dynamic exploration into the pedagogical methods used in experiential and outdoor education. In the duration of this course, you will encounter a variety of hands-on activities, in-depth readings, personal reflections, writing exercises, group discussions, and opportunities to have and share your own adventurous experiences. This will help understand and apply the principles of experiential learning in the classroom and in an outdoor setting. The more you put in, the more you get out of this course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will have

  • A better understanding on creating safe environments while working with groups in 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.

Course Modules

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Applying EE in the classroom with both large and small groups.
  • 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.

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 required to keep a journal which contains your reflections on each of the readings and classes in which you participate. 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.

Feedback

Students are strongly encouraged to provide feedback regarding their learning needs and the progress of the course via questions and comments in class to their instructors.

For more details, contact

Mrs. Malati Kalmadi

+91-98906 27029

Vishwas Parchure

+91-90960 00121

Email id

Challops@gmail.com

The Form for the course can be downloaded from DipinEE&Practice _ Application Form

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