Tag Archives: Experiential Learning

The Snares to Wares Initiative

How Students Are Working to Make A Difference in Wildlife Conservation By Lindsey Mutz The decision to include students in Snares to Wares has been transformational to the growth of the Snares to Wares project. As a Film Studies and English major in the College of Arts and Letters, I had no idea the scope…

Tracking Co-Curricular Contributions to Student Success at MSU

Students present at UURAF

By Heather Shea, Assistant Program Director, Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment For several decades now, evidence collected by higher education scholars (e.g., Astin, 1993; Cress, Astin, Zimmerman-Oster, & Burkhardt, 2001; Kuh, 2008; Wolf-Wendel, Ward, & Kinzie, 2009) indicates that student involvement in purposeful out-of-class or “co-curricular” activities has positive effects on students’ academic…

On High Value Learning

On High Value Learning Pedagogical patterns underlying High Impact Practices in higher education By Bill Heinrich, Director of Assessment, The Hub and Jeno Rivera, Director Liberty Hyde Bailey Scholars Program & Assistant Professor, Residential College for the Arts and Humanities Frequently enough, one of us will run across a student who tells us, “Wow! That…