Learning Through Experience
Sharing our successes with experiential learning at UNB

How reflection helps students learn

Lee Whelan

Posted: December 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Student Champions , Faculty Champions


Reflection is an integral part of experiential education. To truly get the benefits from experiential learning, students need to actively reflect on their experience to understand not only what they learned, but how they learned it. This process improves student’s problem-solving skills, as well as their ability to self-regulate their learning and manage their time. Most importantly, with guidance from educators and mentors, it allows them to “challenge underlying assumptions, and...

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