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In 2011, thanks to the generosity of the Jim Joseph Foundation whose support commenced our five year Experiential Learning Initiative, The Davidson School of JTS launched a new program: a specialized cohort of graduate students who concentrated on the study, experiences and training of Experiential Jewish Education on a much grander scale. These thirty-four brave souls over the three cohorts of our two-year Experiential MA were, essentially, our guinea-pigs, our participants in our grand experiment.
Updated: Oct. 22, 2014
Mark S. Young writes that Jewish experiential learning is not 'fun' which takes place outside the classroom as some would have it. Experiential learning as an approach to Jewish education has the ability both to strengthen one’s Jewish literacy and to create strong, positive emotional bonds with Jewish life. Further, this approach can take place anywhere, both inside and outside the classroom.
Updated: Jul. 31, 2012
Mark S. Young, Program Coordinator of the Experiential Learning Initiative, at the Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary, describes the development of the new graduate program in Jewish Experiential Education at Davidson which just opened its first semester.
Updated: Nov. 13, 2011