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Experiential Learning August 10, 2022
Karen Lovett wins national honor for excellence in experiential learning

Karen Velasquez Lovett, director of the University’s Office of Experiential Learning, will be honored by a national organization Sept. 27 for her leadership in advancing experiential learning at UD.

Lovett will receive the 2022 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education award from the National Society for Experiential Education during the organization’s annual conference in Salt Lake City. The award recognizes leaders in higher education who demonstrate innovative approaches to experiential learning at their institutions.

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Experiential Learning April 29, 2021
Online Experiential Learning Development Program (OELDP) Faculty Explore Virtual Communities and Technologies to Enhance EL

This Spring, the Offices of Experiential Learning and eLearning collaborated on a pilot program for faculty entitled “Online Experiential Development Program”or OELDP. The goal of the program is to help faculty use best practices to develop online experiential learning (EL) activities for their courses. The 4 session program met from March-April 2021.

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Experiential Learning November 02, 2020
PATH Point-Eligible EL Lab
Over 350 students participated in the first virtual EL Lab module and created their own learning journey roadmaps, which was more than the OEL could have imagined.
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Experiential Learning September 08, 2020
Marie Poinsatte: Dean's Summer Fellowship Research on Women's Suffrage in Dayton
Marie Poinsatte, a senior history major and College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Summer Fellowship recipient, spent the spring and summer of 2020 studying the women’s suffrage movement in Dayton.
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Experiential Learning June 28, 2020
GivePulse: UD's New Community Engagement Tool
GivePulse is a new online platform that promotes community-engaged learning.
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Experiential Learning April 23, 2020
Where are they now? - “Into the River” (River Stewards Children’s Book)

This past November, the Office of Experiential Learning attended the River Stewards Community Visioning Event, where the seniors of the 2020 Cohort turned to the Dayton community to get input on their capstone project - a book that would come to be titled Into the River. 

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Experiential Learning April 23, 2020
Remote Learning Tips from Faculty and Staff

While COVID-19 may change how we interact with one another, both academic and extracurricular activities are continuing. The Office of Experiential Learning reached out to experiential learning practitioners from around UD to gather some tips for faculty and staff on how to best utilize resources and adapt to online learning and education.

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Experiential Learning February 27, 2020
February 2020 EL Lab
Experiential Learning at UD- EL Lab
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Experiential Learning January 15, 2020
Marian Apparitions
Experiential Learning at UD - Julie Jones and Jillian Ewalt's ELIFF Grant Project
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Experiential Learning November 25, 2019
EL Research and Scholarship Workshop
The Office of Experiential Learning (OEL) was excited to host an Experiential Learning (EL) Research and Scholarship workshop for faculty, staff, and graduate students last Friday, November 15th.
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