“Experiential learning is not learning by doing! Experiential learning is learning by feeling, reflecting, thinking, and doing.” With this phrase, he started his presentation and the short input on the theory behind Experiential Learning.
Before he could get to the profile of an educator, we looked at the basics of Experiential Learning:
David A. KOLB, the founder of experiential learning theory, defines learning “as a process in which experience is transformed into knowledge.” David Kolb explains how learning initially takes place based on experience and is a constantly progressive process. He divides his “learning circle” into four learning types and phases.
“You must know how you learn to understand how you teach”. Mustafa points out how important it is for an educator first to understand one’s learning behaviour, as this largely influences teaching. In this case, however, it is essential that all four profile areas are covered.
– Kolb Educator Role Profile (where you can learn more about your educator profile role): https://learningfromexperience.com/
by: Mustafa Erdogan