Experiential learning as a strategy for student completion and course success in the community college


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Author: Walker, Carolyn


Community college leaders seeking best practices to improve completion rates and student success have a strategy to consider - experiential learning as part of a course. An accounting business course, at a mid-sized community college in the southeast, recently implemented an experiential learning activity to determine the association with students obtaining a degree and completing a course successfully. A comparison of graduation rates and end-of-course grades, between experiential and non-experiential learning participants, yielded positive benefits for the experiential learning...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Outcomes; Students; Participation

Keywords: Community college; Experiential learning; Learning process; Pedagogics; Academic achievement; Completion

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2019

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Journal volume: 43

Journal number: 10-11

Journal date: October-November 2019

Pages: pp. 803-806

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 138.946

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