Kolb's Model of Experiential Learning - U of Colorado, Denver
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- Learning is a process whereby knowledge is created through experience
- Experiences are a transformational process
- Students actively construct their experience within a sociocultural context
- Provides a framework for designing active, collaborative, and interactive learning experiences.
- Emphasizes personal involvement with people in everyday situations
- Learner relies more on feelings than a systematic approach to problems and situations
- In a learning situation, learner relies on the ability to be open minded and adapt to change
- Learner understands ideas and situations from different points of view
- Learner relies on own thoughts and feelings in forming opinions
- In a learning situation, learner relies on patience, objectivity and careful judgment but would not necessarily take any action.
- Learning involves logic and ideas rather than feelings to understand problems or situations
- Learner relies on systematic planning, develops theories and ideas to solve problems.
- Learning takes an active form: experimenting with influencing or changing situations
- Learner takes a practical approach and is concerned with what works as opposed to simply watching a situation
- Learner values getting things doen and seeing the results of their influence and ingenuity.
Kolb Model of Experiential Learning
Kolb's Phases - Instructional Activities and eLearning Tools
Experiential Learning - http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/experience.htm