In seeking to shape graduates who are well-equipped to face the challenges of an ever-changing world, in addition to experiencing rich classroom interactions with esteemed professors and partaking in a diverse student life on campus, there are a wealth of ways in which education can be designed to take student learning into the community, workplace, research lab, and innovation and performance domains, both locally and abroad.
In order for the experience to be educational and beneficial for all parties involved, attention to the key quality attributes for designing student learning experiences is paramount.
While there is no one way to design a student learning experience, authenticity of the experience and how integration with broader curricular learning is supported are logistical and practical considerations to be addressed in the design of the experience.
Further supporting students’ successful engagement in the learning experience is the importance of student matching and preparation.
This resource includes information on:
- Key attributes of the learning experience.
- Logistical considerations.
- Options for student matching and preparation.