Experiential Learning

Save the date for the
2014 Experiential Learning Showcase!

Beginning with students entering Drake in the fall of 2014, all Drake students will participate in a significant experiential learning experience. A key element of all experiential learning experiences that meet this requirement will be structured reflection on the experience, and in order for an experience to satisfy this requirement it will meet the following three learning outcomes:

Students will be able to:

  1. Reflect on the impact that engagement outside the classroom has on their understanding of liberal education, or on an academic discipline, or on important societal or personal values.
  2. Integrate academic knowledge with their experiential learning.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge to new situations.

Experiences that have been approved by the University Curriculum Committee as fulfilling this requirement:

 

ART197 Art History Capstone
ART197 Studio Arts Capstone
BUS191 Internship in Business
EDUC 103 Foundations in Educatio
EDUC 199/299 Global Engagement:Service Learning in Belize
ENG130 Gothic Literature in England
FYS 038 Portrayal of Mental Illness
HONR 102/EDUC 199 Service Learning
INTD 075 Community Dialogue and Development
INTD 076 Explorations of Urban Poverty
JMC 122 Magazine Editing & Publishing
JMC 145 Advertising Campaign Strategy
JMC 146 PR Campaign Strategy
JMC 171 News Magazing Production
JMC 193 Broadcast News Capstone
JMC 194 Radio and Television Practicum
PHAR 285 Experiential Rotations
POLS 135 Islam in the 21st Century
REL155 Liberation & Feminist Theologies
Resident Assistant Class and RA Staff Development Program

University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.
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