What is Experiential Education?

Experiential Education is a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to learning, teaching, and leading that integrates direct experience with focused reflection for developing new knowledge, relevant life skills, and socially-conscious dispositions.

Experiential Education has many expressions including project-based, problem/inquiry-based, place-based, and service-based learning; outdoor, environmental, and adventure education; internships; practicums; active learning; and cooperative education.