Back to Home
Definition of Experiential Learning

What is Experiential Learning?

Experiential Learning at Davenport is: 

Having a personal experience that is outside of the classroom, being part of credit-bearing courses, adds value to the student’s educational objectives and development through the practical application of program and course outcomes and the process of reflection.  

The Mission of Experiential Learning is:

To support the university’s Mission, Vision, and Excellence System by providing students with broader perspectives in the areas of professional and lifelong learning, civic and community engagement, and internationalization.  The result is a student who is prepared to succeed in—and contribute to—today’s complex real world.

Learn more about the following types of experiential learning at Davenport: