Assessing the effectiveness of experiential learning in a student-run free clinic

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Author: Kruger, Jessica S.; Kruger, Daniel J.; Suzuki, Rie


Experiential learning is an important contributor to higher education. Incorporating experiential learning into a program of study helps provide a new avenue for the application of theory to practice. These activities are often in the form of volunteer services, which help students translate classroom learning into real-world solutions, address community needs, help students serve their neighbors, facilitate campus-community collaboration, and connect students with local organizations. This article describes an assessment of educationally relevant experiences at a student-run free health...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes

Keywords: Experiential learning; Skill development; Learning activities; Outcomes of education and training; Case study; Perception; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications for Society for Public Health Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 2

Journal date: June 2015

Pages: pp. 91-94

ISSN: 2373-3799, 2373-3802 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.794

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