Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education
Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education
R Dean Johnson

Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education

  • Publish Date: 2006-03-01
  • Binding: Paperback

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How do educators better reach their students, better capture their attention and imagination without sacrificing scholarship? Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education examines the pedagogy of Prescott College, a school that has embraced experiential education and been finding success with it for over thirty years. These essaysfrom scholars in fields as wide ranging as religious studies, environmental science, psychology, dance, literature, adventure education, and peace studiesexamine the challenges and, ultimately, the rewards of student-centered education.

Each essay is preceded by an introduction that presents a synopsis of the work, the writer's biographical information, and a brief comment from the writer. The principles of experiential education, from pedagogy and class preparation to actual experiences and administrative duties, are shared throughout in story and anecdote.

Teachable Moments: Essays on Experiential Education is a helpful guide for all educators.


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