Significant Learning Experiences [...]

Significant Learning, according to Dee Fink, is learning that created lasting change in learners:

In the process of constructing this taxonomy, I was guided by a particular perspective on learning: I defined learning in terms of change. For learning to occur, there has to be some kind of change in the learner. No change, no learning. And significant learning requires that there be some kind of lasting change that is important in terms of the learner’s life. With this perspective in mind, I created a taxonomy that includes six kinds of significant learning (see Figure 2.1). (Source)

Chart of types of significant learning

See also Whole Person Education (Bass)

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