What is Experiential Learning? The Power of Learning By Living
October 24, 2023
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At Schiller International University, we're not here to play by the old, outdated rules of education. We're here to change the game. So, if you're looking for the same old, traditional, "sit-in-a-classroom-and-listen" kind of education, you might as well look elsewhere. Because here, we do things differently.
We understand that in the real world, success doesn't come from textbooks or theory alone. It comes from rolling up your sleeves, diving headfirst into challenges, and making things happen. That's why we've ditched the conventional and embraced experiential learning.
What Is Experiential Learning, You Ask?
It's not some fancy jargon; it's the most effective way to learn! Challenge-based learning is our mantra. It's about jumping into real, relevant problems and finding solutions. You're not here to passively absorb knowledge, you're here to own it! We believe in experiential learning because it's not just about what you know; it's about what you can do with that knowledge.
So, what's the deal with experiential learning? It's simple – it's embracing the power of learning by living. Instead of just sitting in a classroom, we throw you into real-life situations. When you're out there in the world, dealing with actual problems, that's when the real magic happens.
Experiential learning isn't about checking boxes; it's about shaping a future where you're not just a graduate; you're a game-changer. So, if you're up for this life-changing journey, welcome to Schiller – where experiential learning isn't a choice; it's a way of life.
Why is Experiential Learning Worthwhile?
The essential question is… Why stick to the ordinary when you can experience the extraordinary? At Schiller, we're not interested in sending you out into the world feeling lost and confused. Our mission? Transform your student profile into a seasoned professional, even before you graduate.
Here's How Experiential Learning Boost Your Education:
- Immerse in Real-World Scenarios: Ditch the traditional classroom setting for hands-on experience alongside global experts.
- 360º Training: Experience what it's like to walk in the shoes of global professionals, tackling real challenges and crafting innovative solutions.
- Cutting-Edge Methodologies: Embrace powerful methodologies such as Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile – your secret weapons for success.
- In-Demand Skills: Develop skills that top employers crave, including innovation, creativity, digital expertise, and robust business acumen.
- One-of-a-Kind Experiences: Participate in international immersion weeks, boot camps, or simulations with industry leaders. Connect with the best in the business.
- Life-Changing: Discover a deeper understanding of your community, unlock your self-discovery potential, master the art of collaboration, expand your professional toolbox, make a meaningful impact, and achieve unshakable confidence.
Shaping Global Professionals through Experiential Learning
At Schiller International University, we've cracked the code to transform students into global professionals ready to conquer the real world. It's not just about learning; it's about excelling. Experiential learning isn't an option here; it's our way of life, the very essence of our educational philosophy. This approach boosts your true potential.
We are here not only to teach you but also to boost your global employability.
But, how do we do it?
At Schiller, we don't merely teach theory; we practice it. We don't limit learning to the classroom; we take it out into the world. Why? Because we know that real learning happens when you're knee-deep in the real world. For this, we count on:
- Four Campuses, One Global Community: We boast an unparalleled global network. With campuses in four countries (USA, Spain, France, and Germany) – we provide you the chance to immerse yourself in diverse cultures, explore international markets, and broaden your horizons. All this, among our unique global network of students, faculty, and staff. More than just a degree; you'll develop a truly global mindset.
- Accredited* Dual Degrees: With us, your education isn't confined to a single dimension. Our degrees are recognized in the USA, and valid in Europe, opening doors to a promising future on both sides of the world. With these in your arsenal, your global career knows no bounds, and your journey to success knows no limits. (*ACCSC)
- Strategic Partnerships: You're not alone on this journey. Our collaborations with industry giants like SAS, SAP, Microsoft, and Google give you a direct ticket to the latest tools and resources professionals wield. When you join Schiller, you're not just learning to operate in the business world; you're learning to thrive.
- Real-Life Challenges: We don't stop at preparing you for the world; we prepare you to rule the world. Our Global Challenges push you to solve real problems posed by international companies. It's not just another class; it's a life-changing, world-conquering adventure.
- Guidance from the Best: Our faculty members don't just preach theory; they live and breathe the Schiller way. They take you out of the classroom to give speeches, learn, experience, and live. Because at Schiller, we understand that real learning happens in the real world.
- One course per month: That's our secret sauce. We're not just about getting through courses; we're about mastering them. This in-depth learning is ingrained in our educational philosophy and how we redefine education.
So, if you're not content with the status quo, if you're ready to transform your educational journey into a life-changing, world-conquering adventure, then Schiller is your battlefield. It's time to learn by living, to experience, and to dominate.
Welcome to the future of education – the Schiller way.