MWAIS 2024 Proceedings


Institutions, faculty and instructors are increasingly interested in integrating experiential learning in higher education. However, the remains a limited understanding of their integration in practice. Through a narrative approach this research explores an instructors views on the development of an experiential learning course over time and themes in their decision-making. An AI is used to extract themes from the narrative which include: experiential learning and course design, agile methodology, challenges of scaling, client engagement, evaluation and assessment, and learning from experience. Future work and research directions are discussed.