从实践经验中学习

每个学生的学习计划都以熟悉的课堂和实验室工作为中心, 图书馆和工作室. 然而,重要的学习也发生在不太熟悉的环境中, 要求学生适应新环境的地方, 没有习惯的支持而行动, 培养对自己智慧和自律资源的信任. 这是为了鼓励这种学习, 这对个人成熟至关重要, 学院提供各种特殊课程.

体验式教育强调指导性活动是学习的主要模式. 它通常发生在传统的教室环境之外, library, or laboratory, 而且通常不会在课桌上进行. 在掌握信息的同时, 对专家意见的理解和认知学习也不容忽视, 强调有效的变化和增长. 通过让学生接触不熟悉的任务和环境, experiential learning encourages mental and emotional adjustments and promotes the development of new skills and attitudes. 它的主要目标是创造成就感, 个人能力, 和自力更生.

体验式学习始于具体的经验,但并不止于此. 它还包括一个重要的反思因素, 对自己正在做的事情有一个清晰的认识并评估其价值的努力. 这些观察和反思应该引导学习者得到新的概括和概念, 对世界和自己有新的认识, 以及一些能力的增强. Subsequently, 新的学习应该在不同的情况或额外的经验中进行测试和完善. At its best, experiential learning deepens the learners’ sensitivity to social and physical surroundings and encourages them to use senses and wits more fully. 因此,它为整体学习提供了强大的机会.

“体验式教育”课程具有以下特点:

  • 它需要学生积极和持续的参与.
  • 这是一种学生从未有过的经历.
  • 它要求学生不仅要做一些新的事情,而且要从活动中退后一步, 评估其重要性, 然后得出结论.
  • 它提供了检验这些结论(或结论)的机会, 以技能为导向的课程, 表现出更高的精通程度).
  • 它的主要目标是改变态度或看法, 一些个人观点的改变, 以及对自己和他人,或者自己和世界的更深层次的洞察.

在指导方针中,体验教育课程的类型非常多样. 它们包括探索一个创造性的过程, 发展新的身体技能, 在一个陌生的环境中生活了一段时间, 或者通过“亲自动手”的方式尝试一个领域. 与服务项目有关的课程, 提高生活质量的活动, 或者新的休闲技能和兴趣特别合适. 一些体验式学习课程每年的收费会随着课程的不同而有所不同.

十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金的体验机会

十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 offers numerous opportunities for students to become involved in volunteer service. 社区参与主任协调包括辅导在内的广泛项目, adult literacy, 在社会服务机构工作, 环保项目, 还有很多其他的可能性. 更多信息可在 社区参与中心分部.

The 大烟山研究所 位于国家公园内,距离十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金仅20英里. The program focuses on environmental education and on the natural and cultural history of the area. A variety of opportunities at the 大烟山研究所 are available to 十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 students. 该学院提供大学学分课程. 实习、实习经历和研究生工作机会也可以提供. Interns and staff members work principally as instructors for the wide variety of groups that visit the Institute. 更多信息可从 研究所所长. (www.gsmit.org)

The 伟大的烟雾体验 是GSMI和学院之间的合作伙伴关系,提供独一无二的, credit-bearing, 为进入高三的高中生准备的大学课堂体验.  从GSE页面获得更多信息→

下一波社会企业家

自2015年以来,十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金每年都参加 Hult Prize, an international contest that has been called “the Nobel Prize for Students” because of its vision to harness the intellect and creativity found on college and university campuses to address global social challenges.

从霍特奖页面获取更多信息→

实习和其他类型的实践经验在几乎所有的主要领域都是可行的. 它们提供了获得实地实践经验的绝佳机会. 详细信息可以在目录和课程列表下找到 学术研究项目.

山的挑战 带学生去户外. 该地区的山脉、湖泊、河流和森林提供了环境. 每个季节都有自己独特的特点,提供了日程安排. In the fall and winter it may be panoramic views of changing leaves high in the mountains or cold mountain mornings shared with fellow travelers over hot drinks. Spring and summer may bring trips to appreciate the wildlife and beautiful plant life of the mountains. 日程可能包括徒步旅行, rock climbing, 在一个美丽的山间湖泊上划独木舟, 或者爬阿尔卑斯塔. 不管是什么情况, 山地挑战项目是一个直面挑战的机会, 努力完成一些困难和不熟悉的任务, 体验成功的快感. The 山的挑战 program is an opportunity for people to explore the self while exploring the outdoors.

Many of the events in the 山的挑战 program require neither experience nor special equipment. The only requirements for these events are a willingness to try new experiences and a commitment to do ones best. 项目中的一些项目确实需要经验和/或适当的设备. 可以通过参加其他项目活动获得经验, 学院将提供所需设备. 感兴趣的人士可报名参加 山的挑战 克劳佛楼之旅.

Students who participate in five different 山的挑战 events may register to receive one (1) hour of PHR activity credit. 通过山地挑战可以获得最多三(3)小时的PHR学分.

The Program for 非营利组织的领导 affords opportunities for a variety of internships in nonprofit organizations such as YWCA and Y十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金A, 人类家园, 城市联盟, organizations which focus on environmental interests and international non-governmental organizations. The Certificate in Nonprofit Management is awarded by 十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 in partnership with 非营利组织的领导 Alliance to students who fulfill a prescribed set of competencies. 完整的程序描述在 非营利组织领导证书 目录中的标题.

自1990年以来,十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金的学生和教师都受益于 橡树岭联合大学 (ORAU). ORAU是一个由109所学院和大学组成的联盟,也是美国教育部的承包商.S. 美国能源部(DOE)位于田纳西州的橡树岭. ORAU works with its member institutions to help their students and faculty gain access to federal research facilities throughout the country; to keep its members informed about opportunities for fellowship, scholarship and research appointments; and to organize research alliances among its members.

通过橡树岭科学与教育研究所(ORISE), ORAU运营的能源部设施, 本科生, graduates, 和研究生, 以及教师享受获得学习和研究的机会众多. 学生可以参加包括商业在内的各种学科的课程, earth sciences, epidemiology, engineering, physics, 地质科学, pharmacology, ocean sciences, 生物医学科学, 核化学, 和数学. Many of these programs are especially designed to increase the numbers of under-represented minority students pursuing degrees in the science- and engineering-related disciplines. 这些项目和其他机会的综合列表, 他们的学科, 有关地点和福利的详细信息可以在 ORAU website. 更多信息可在 自然科学部.

苏格兰科学十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金协会(S3) program provides enrichment and support for select students who are interested in STEM (science, technology, 工程或数学)专业. 从苏格兰科学十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金页面获取更多信息→

通过玛丽维尔大学学生扫盲团(十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金SLC), 学生为更大的社区的教育事业做出贡献. The Literacy Corps combines traditional academic work and real-world experience to enhance student learning and enable students to make meaningful contributions to the community beyond the campus. 在基于校园的组件中, students investigate and analyze the complex issues surrounding literacy education in the United States.

在基于社区的组件中, students participate in tutor orientation and training sponsored by the 十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 学生扫盲团 and then work as tutors in community literacy education programs. 辅导地点包括成人基础教育中心, 田纳西州教育部, 还有地方基金会, agencies, 还有宗教组织. Arrangements for the granting of credit may be found under Academic Procedures and Regulations in the Catalog as well as from the 教务处.

The 十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 study abroad program gives students the opportunity to earn academic credit while participating in life-changing study abroad programs.  Our programs offer students the opportunity to live and learn alongside locals and build real connections, 并获得对生活在另一种文化中的真正理解. Students will be part of an international community of over 300 institutions that work together to provide students with study abroad experiences and have access to affordable, 高质量节目.

学生可以与十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金教师和学生一起出国旅游学习, or can stay for a few weeks during the summer and take classes on a language or specific topic.  Students can even spend a semester or year taking classes one wouldn’t normally get a chance to take. Study abroad is an amazing opportunity to become intimately engaged in another culture by living it everyday, 也要反思自己的价值观和想法.

从留学页面获取更多信息→

May-term offers 十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金 students the opportunity take courses that travel to different parts of the United States. 这些是学生可以用来完成专业相关课程的课程, 核心或选修要求取决于课程的性质.  Learn More »

For the student who wishes to study or work in the nation’s capital, many options are available. Maryville学院 Career Center 协助学生探索各种可能性, 包括一个学期的课程, 夏季实习机会, 工作机会. Career Center staff are available and experienced in working with students to identify programs related to their interests, 无论专业如何.

高级研究是十大靠谱彩票平台送彩金体验的关键要素. This 本科研究 and Creative Expression Program is a distinctive part of every student’s studies. 每个学位候选人都完成了专业领域的高级研究, 在导师的个人指导下. The Senior Study facilitates the scholarship of discovery within the major field and integrates those methods with the educational goals fostered through the Maryville Curriculum.

从本科研究页面获取更多信息→