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Faculty Experiential Learning Resources

Experiential learning is the process of applying theory, knowledge, and skills to 'real world' situations through sustained active engagement in planning, executing and reflecting on tasks that include genuine accountability and impact.  Experiential learning opportunities focus on the contextual aspects of knowledge.  The process of experiential learning results in an opportunity for deeper and expanded learning not typically available through the traditional classroom setting. The nature of experiential learning is such that it requires sufficient time in the learning environment for knowledge and skills to develop and sufficient time to critically evaluate what has been learned.  The term "sufficient time" is subject to interpretation but, where credit is earned, "sufficient time" will be at least 40 hours per credit unit.  Experiential learning opportunities involve hands-on experience and require both analysis and significant reflection. (Definition approved by ELOC April 2013.)

Experiential Learning Forms

ELOC Annual Reports

Previous ELOC Poster Session Winner

The Committee will comprise three elected faculty from the College of the Pacific (one member each from to represent the Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences), one elected faculty from each of the other schools and colleges on the Stockton campus, a student member appointed by ASUOP, and the Director of the Career Resource Center as an ex-officio voting member.

The faculty members are to be elected for three year overlapping terms. The Chair will be elected from among the faculty members of the Committee. When deemed appropriate, the Committee may include ex-officio, non-voting members with special expertise in the field of experiential learning. The Experiential Learning Oversight Committee will report to the Academic Affairs Committee and the Academic Council.

Experiential Learning Oversight Committee Roster