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ACHE 2016

October 17–19, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana

Breaking Down and Demystifying Models of Experiential Learning

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM–12:00 PM CDT
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Session Type

Thinking (Concurrent Session): 60-75 minutes

Session Description

How does your institution define experiential learning? This session will review existing and emerging models of experiential learning, review case studies, and walk through additional existing examples at Northeastern University that illustrate the variance in experiential learning models.


Session Focus

Credit Programming

Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff
Deans & Senior Administrators

Primary Presenter

Leah Ben-Ami, Northeastern University, Lowell Institute School, College of Professional Studies
Brief Bio

Leah Ben-Ami has been the Director of Academic Operations for the Lowell Institute School within the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University for over a year. She is responsible for leading all administrative aspects of the Lowell Institute School including system and process mapping and design; performance analysis and reporting; project planning, scheduling, oversight and evaluation; short-term and long-term goal development; and execution of operational and strategic plans. Leah works closely with program directors, academic deans, office staff, and enrollment and marketing staff. She is also a part-time instructor for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, teaching strategic human resources management and leading teams. Leah is currently enrolled in the Northeastern University Doctor of Education program, with a focus in Higher Education Administration.

Presenter 2

Stephen Rando, Doctor of Education, Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies
Brief Bio

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