Tag - Experiential Learning

Students use chalk to represent U.S. murders

On Thursday, Feb. 2, approximately 100 Augusta University students made 15,696 marks on the sidewalks of the Summerville Campus to indicated the number of murders in the United States in 2015, the last year of complete FBI Uniform Crime Report data.

Why learning by doing matters more, longer

Do we really learn better by doing? Dr. Kimberly Gray, director of the Office of Experiential Learning, thinks so. Gray joined the university in April of 2016 to help implement the university’s new Quality Enhancement Plan, “Learning by Doing.” The Jagwire team sat down with Gray...

‘Reacting to the Past’ helps students learn, change history

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, students in Dr. Andrew Goss’ “Modern Japan” class began their day with something a little different. Stepping into class, they split into groups, gathered around a set of rolling tables and rose to bow before a black-and-white photo of Emperor Shōwa, better known as Hirohito...

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