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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience. (Kolb, D.A.)

The Office of Experiential Learning promotes active learning by:

  • Encouraging intentional hands on experience with individualized learning outcomes
  • Empowering students to connect academic concepts to real world situations
  • Offering a variety of international and domestic study abroad and service experiences

Read these articles to learn more about the benefits of experiential learning:

Questions about internships, alternative breaks, study abroad, peer mentors or service learning? Please contact the DHS Office of Experiential Learning:

Emily Mahler
Senior Student Services Coordinator
Office: 111 Lewis Hall
Phone: 884-2698

Traci Scardina
Student Services Coordinator
Office: 112 Lewis Hall
Phone: 882-1706


Please visit MU Connect to schedule an appointment.

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