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Experiential education encourages hands-on learning

Colorado State University-Pueblo is currently working to implement a new learning initiative as a part of its re-accreditation process. The university has selected experiential education as the Higher Learning Commission Quality Initiative, using the Association for Experiential Education’s definition and principles of experiential education to guide the quality initiative. Julie Armstrong, a professor in the Mass Communications Department, was selected as one of the university’s experiential education scholars. Armstrong is a leading educator and has actively incorporated multiple aspects of experiential education into her classes already. “I have my students...