When completing your Life Experience Journal in the sections below, use the foll

When completing your Life
Experience Journal in the sections below, use the following descriptions of
each of the four elements of Kolb’s model as a guide for what should be
included in your responses. These should be written in the first person, so
these elements will translate the learning you’ve gained from your experiences
into knowledge.
Kolb’s Model
The University uses Kolb’s
model to transform experiences into knowledge. Below is a brief
description of each of the four elements of Kolb’s Model. Please make sure you
respond to each section for each of the subtopics:
·
Description of Concrete
Experience: Concrete
experience represents your personal participation with the people, places,
activities, and events of an experience. You should describe your involvement
relative to the experience, demonstrating the opportunity for learning.
·
Reflections: Reflections
represent a student’s thinking and processing relative to the experience
·
Generalizations,
Principles and Theories: Generalizations, Principles, and Theories
are constructs that organize and guide academic learning. A typical college course
is built around several such generalizations, principles, and/or theories
·
Testing and
Application: Testing
and Application represent situations in which the new learning
can be used.