York’s 2021 Experiential Education Symposium

Posted by York & U on October 1, 2020

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Hey Lions! Did you work on a research project or field activity for a course with experiential education components that you are exceptionally proud of? If yes, this #YUBlog is here to tell you all about how you can become a Poster Presenter and show off your project at the Experiential Education Symposium in January!

Applications are being accepted until November 2. If this sounds exciting, get your application in to present virtually/online via Zoom on January 28, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.

 What is Experiential Education?

York’s 2021 Experiential Education Symposium

Experiential Education (EE) is a term for hands-on learning experiences that happen within the class, in the community or in the workplace, which includes opportunities for critical reflection. Some examples of EE activities include research projects, fieldwork, simulations, lab work, practicums and internships

What is the Experiential Education (EE) Symposium?

York’s 2021 Experiential Education Symposium

Organized and hosted jointly by the YU Experience Hub, Teaching Commons and Libraries, the Experiential Education (EE) Symposium showcases students’ involvement in experiential education at York University. This event is aimed at celebrating the achievements of students who have participated in EE. Be sure to check out last year’s amazing posters!

How can you benefit from presenting at the EE Symposium?

York’s 2021 Experiential Education Symposium

Looking to add skills and experience to your resume? Participating in the EE Symposium will provide you with training on designing a professional academic poster and help you to develop skills to add to your resume such as communication, reflection, networking, presentation and design skills.

Thank you for organizing such a great event! It not only helps to put the importance of Experiential Education in a way other students and staff can relate to, but it also allows for us as students to further develop our skills in research and presenting

– Poster Presenter

Here’s what other students have to say about the EE Symposium:

York’s 2021 Experiential Education Symposium

I highly enjoyed and was honoured to be able to speak to such a receptive audience. Everyone attending gave constant, uninterrupted attention and seemed thoroughly engaged. It made conveying my personal experiences as a recent graduate enjoyable and exciting

– Student Panelist

So, what’re you waiting for? Submit your application by November 2! Visit the EE Symposium website to learn more, or email us at eesteam@yorku.ca

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