March 22, 2019
Guest Post by Gina Bortel, Assistant Director of Internships and Professional Experience Career Development Office at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado
The Career Development Office is best known as a resource for connecting students to employers for jobs and internships. In recent years, experiential learning has been more intentionally integrated into career development across […]
March 6, 2019
What are client-based experiential projects?
A team of students working together, typically for course credit, on a project for a live client. These projects can be thought of as an evolution of the case study but differ in that the challenge to be solved is a current problem for which the client seeks a solution. […]
January 25, 2019
Managing experiential at scale is the context of nearly every topic covered in this workshop. With enough faculty, staff and hours in the day, anything is possible but in the world of constraints, implementing experiential efficiently is the only path to scale.
Experiential project-based learning is the hottest curriculum category in business education (especially MBA) and has been for at least five years. Despite this, very few Best Practices and fewer standards have emerged as guideposts for schools running, growing or launching PBL programs.
October 22, 2018
Guest post by Andrew Allen, Director of Experiential Learning at University of Illinois Gies College of Business
We recently hosted a webinar –sponsored by EduSourced – to talk about our journey in scaling experiential learning at Gies Business. Here is a quick re-cap, along with responses to some of the questions we didn’t have time […]
October 15, 2017
EduSourced is the leading software platform for real-world experiential projects in the college classroom. Now, it is better than ever with the new Microsoft Office Online integration. For thousands of students and educators, we are the online meeting place between student, educator and industry professional. Collaboration is inevitable which is why there are already […]
October 11, 2017
360 degree surveys in experiential projects are the gold-standard for managing team feedback. 360s provide your students with the learning experience of seeing their peers’ and instructor’s view of their performance on a project relative to their self-perception.
Harvard Business Review describes 360 surveys as the one thing they have seen profoundly and consistently […]
March 14, 2017
2,438: is the number of real-world client based projects completed in EduSourced in the past 2 and a half years. We see all kinds: capstone courses required for every MBA student to complete, undergrad capstones that are the first time a student delivers a project for a real company, mechanical engineering seniors who […]
August 18, 2016
For years, economists, educators, and employers have been sounding the alarm about the “skills gap” – the widening chasm between employers’ needs and workers’ capabilities. In many industries, there simply aren’t enough skilled workers to fill open positions. The skills gap is particularly acute in the manufacturing sector, where a 2015 Deloitte-Manufacturing Institute […]
March 24, 2016
Thinking about creating an Experiential Learning Program to incorporate client-based experiential projects into your curriculum?
These programs allow your students to gain valuable project-based experiences within their desired industries. Client-based experiential projects help everyone involved: the university, the students, and the clients. Yet, creating an experiential learning program from scratch can seem overwhelming. […]
February 9, 2016
“Your resume is impressive, but we’re really looking for a candidate that has worked in this specific industry before. Come back to us when you gain some more experience and we can talk again”.
As a college Senior or a recent grad, these words might sound a little too familiar. The job market is […]