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Experiential Learning

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EXPRL 180 Skills for Navigating College & Career • 2 Cr.

Introduce and explore four areas which may be difficult for students: executive functioning, social interaction, self-advocacy and self-regulation. This includes learning to identify strengths and weaknesses, as well as strategies for success. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, cohort class.

EXPRL 181 Self-Advocacy • 2 Cr.

Expand on information learned in EXPRL 180 regarding self-advocacy. Presents concepts and skills related to self-advocacy. Students learn to identify when, where, how and to whom to advocate. Students discuss current community and personal events, and the impact this has on their lives and work. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, cohort class.

Description starting Summer 2021

Expand on information learned in EXPRL 180 regarding self-advocacy. Presents concepts and skills related to self-advocacy. Students learn to identify when, where, how and to whom to advocate. Students discuss current community and personal events, and the impact this has on their lives and work. Prerequisite: EXPRL 180 or permission of instructor, cohort class.

EXPRL 182 Executive Functioning • 2 Cr.

Expand on information learned in EXPRL 180. Explores executive functioning which includes planning, organizing, strategizing, paying attention to and remembering details, and managing time and space. Learn to use strengths to obtain real-life success at school, work and in relationships. Gain a deeper understanding of how one's executive functioning profile can be an asset in certain tasks and types of work. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, cohort class.

Description starting Summer 2021

Expand on information learned in EXPRL 180. Explores executive functioning which includes planning, organizing, strategizing, paying attention to and remembering details, and managing time and space. Learn to use strengths to obtain real-life success at school, work and in relationships. Gain a deeper understanding of how one's executive functioning profile can be an asset in certain tasks and types of work. Prerequisite: EXPRL 180 or permission of instructor, cohort class.

EXPRL 187 Prior Learning Portfolio Development • 2 Cr.

Students document college-level learning derived from non-college experience. Documentation is presented for evaluation of college-level learning and subsequent awarding of college credit. Course is graded as Credit/non-credit. Prerequisite: Permission of program chair or instructor.

EXPRL 190 Learning Portfolio Fundamentals • 2 Cr.

Introduces students to the basic steps needed to build a learning portfolio. Students learn to select and develop evidence, reflect on significant learning, and connect evidence and reflections in an organized portfolio.

EXPRL 191 Academic Internship Experience • V1-5 Cr.

Provides a framework to integrate practical work experience with academic goals. Participants develop solid learning objectives to guide their experience, document the experience for later use, and reflect upon what they have learned in order to connect their practical and academic work. Students must have an approved internship before registering. Course is graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

EXPRL 192 Academic Internship Experience • V1-5 Cr.

Provides a framework to integrate practical work experience with academic goals. Participants develop solid learning objectives to guide their experience, document the experience for later use, and reflect upon what they have learned in order to connect their practical and academic work. Students must have an approved internship before registering. Course is graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.t

EXPRL 193 Academic Internship Experience • V1-5 Cr.

Provides a framework to integrate practical work experience with academic goals. Participants develop solid learning objectives to guide their experience, document the experience for later use, and reflect upon what they have learned in order to connect their practical and academic work. Students must have an approved internship before registering. Course is graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

EXPRL 194 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 195 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 196 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 197 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

Description starting Summer 2021

Students participate in reflections and hands-on activities to discover and articulate their strengths. They integrate that knowledge with their passions and experience to develop a personal brand.  They use social media to create strengths-based profiles; explore practical strategies to make connections with employers, recruiters, and mentors; and articulate their personal brand.

EXPRL 220 Resume & Interviewing Strategies • 2 Cr.

Introduction to the basic steps of writing a targeted resume and formulating answers to typical interview questions. Includes presentation of accomplishments, both written and verbal, in the process of seeking employment.

EXPRL 230 Job Shadowing & Professional Networking • 2 Cr.

Career Center connects students with local employers in their field of interest. Students research jobs, interview and network with professionals, develop communication skills, and identify attributes with a focus on future employment. Recommended: 15 college level credits.

EXPRL 240 Social Media for Job Search & Personal Branding • 2 Cr.  New

Description starting Summer 2021

Students participate in reflections and hands-on activities to discover and articulate their strengths. They integrate that knowledge with their passions and experience to develop a personal brand.  They use social media to create strengths-based profiles; explore practical strategies to make connections with employers, recruiters, and mentors; and articulate their personal brand.

EXPRL 280 Who Am I, Where Am I going? • 3 Cr.  New

Description starting Summer 2021

Provides students with a framework to identify and articulate their strengths and refine their academic and professional goals. Students will explore their interests, strengths, and values and use career exploration tools to better understand options for aligning their strengths with career options. Students create concrete plans for reaching their aspirations. Prerequisite: EXPRL 182 or permission of Instructor.

EXPRL 281 Connecting with Community • 2 Cr.  New

Description starting Summer 2021

Discover communities both social and career-oriented that you belong to or would like to join. Learn different ways of safely connecting with communities and meeting people in them. Build and maintain your community identities and reputation and learn how those identities support you in achieving your goals. Prerequisite: EXPRL 280 or permission of Instructor.

EXPRL 294 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 295 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 296 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 297 Special Topics in Experiential Learning • V1-5 Cr.

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EXPRL 490 Internship Experience • V1-5 Cr.

Students document and reflect upon their internship experience to connect their learning to a real-world environment. Students will be advised by a faculty member and coached by an internship coordinator. Students must secure an approved internship before registering. Prerequisites: Students admitted to baccalaureate programs and with permission of instructors.

EXPRL 491 Internship Experience • V1-5 Cr.

Students document and reflect upon their internship experience to connect their learning to a real-world environment. Students will be advised by a faculty member and coached by an internship coordinator. Students must secure an approved internship before registering. Prerequisites: Students admitted to baccalaureate programs and with permission of instructors.