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Experiential Learning - Students

Experiential Learning - Students

Experiential learning involves the attainment of professional experience through a variety of means.  Formalized methods may include internships, fieldwork, practicum, clinical experiences, and service-learning.  Such experiences may be based within an academic program and credit-bearing, while others may be a result of a student’s interest in his or her professional development.  Experiential learning also includes informal approaches such as job shadowing, volunteerism, campus leadership, and other co-curricular opportunities.

The message is clear, the attainment of a degree is not enough.  Employers are looking for new employees that have knowledge, skills, and experience related to the field.  Students must be able to demonstrate the application of these abilities and posses the “soft skills” that all organizations are seeking.  Participating in one or multiple experiences while in college will help you reach your professional goals.

The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College recognize the importance of experiential learning opportunities for both the educational advancement of students and the growth of host employers’ businesses and organizations. 

Experiential Learning Quick Links

 Popular Pages

 

 

Study Slamhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/study-slamStudy Slam
FOCUS 2 Career Assessmenthttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/focus-2-career-assessmentFOCUS 2 Career Assessment
Tutoring Serviceshttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Pages/The-Tutoring-Center.aspxTutoring Services
Counseling Serviceshttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/counseling-servicesCounseling Services
Testing Centerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/testing-centerTesting Center

 Recent Documents

 

 

RecreationSports_Calendar_AU2020http://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/RecreationSports_Calendar_AU2020.pdfRecreationSports_Calendar_AU2020
TEAS_testprep_resourceshttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/TEAS_testprep_resources.pdfTEAS_testprep_resources
GrubHub Flyerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/GrubHub Flyer.pdfGrubHub Flyer
Newark_area_apartments_overviewhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/Newark_area_apartments_overview.pdfNewark_area_apartments_overview
Newark_area_apartments_detailedhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/Newark_area_apartments_detailed.pdfNewark_area_apartments_detailed

 Other Pages

 

 

Career Devlopmenthttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Pages/Career-Development.aspx Career DevlopmentFalse
Recreational Sportshttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Pages/Athletes-and-Recreation.aspx Recreational SportsFalse
Student Handbookhttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Documents/Student%20Handbook.pdf Student HandbookTrue
Student Organizationshttps://orgsync.com/25104/chapter Student OrganizationsTrue
Multi-Cultural Affairshttp://www.cotc.edu/Life/Pages/Office-of-Multi-Cultural-Affairs.aspx Multi-Cultural AffairsFalse