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Traveling Trunks: Enrich Curriculum With A Global Perspective, Nancy Shepherd Apr 2015

Traveling Trunks: Enrich Curriculum With A Global Perspective, Nancy Shepherd

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Traveling trunks as a delivery method for curricula have been associated with experiential learning and shown to increase learning (George, 2010; Shepherd, 2007; Lett, 1993). Students learn through real-life experiences, such as global social issues (Kister, 1992), and principal to the nature of learning is the relationship between experience and learning, a shaping force in the development of thoughtful, curious students (Loughran, 2006).

The embedded mixed method study showed learning gains occurred when experiential curriculum was facilitated by experienced teachers, and delivered in a traveling trunk. The study (N=58) showed that active learning about social issues engages students. Paired ...


Stephen F Austin State University Journal Of Education Vol. 3 No. 1, Barbara Barrett, Carolyn Baxter, Camille G. Bell, Donna Couchenour, Renee Chreech, Charlene Crocker, Sue E. Butts, James M. Dinucci, Gloria E. Durr, Mack Hall, Lynn Luther, Melodie Mcdonald, Douglas Prewitt, Frank Smith, Connie Spreadbury Apr 1987

Stephen F Austin State University Journal Of Education Vol. 3 No. 1, Barbara Barrett, Carolyn Baxter, Camille G. Bell, Donna Couchenour, Renee Chreech, Charlene Crocker, Sue E. Butts, James M. Dinucci, Gloria E. Durr, Mack Hall, Lynn Luther, Melodie Mcdonald, Douglas Prewitt, Frank Smith, Connie Spreadbury

Stephen F. Austin State University Journal of Education

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