Sunday 22 January 2017

Today’s age is the age of acquiring 21st century skills, where the learner has the autonomy and is responsible for his own learning. Experiential teaching is very helpfu
l in creating such a learning environment which gives a practical approach to the learner. The learner learns from experience rather than learning from theory. Experiential learning takes one beyond the books. Its focus is on creating a learner-centered class by giving the learners a hands-on-approach.
Teaching has moved far beyond the teacher being a sage on the stage, rather teacher in this age is a guide by the side. Learning by doing is this age’s mantra. Kolb’s cycle explain this:

As rightly said by John Dewey, ‘Experience plus reflection equals learning.’ Experiential learning is more than just getting learners to “do something.”