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Experience Learning


Experience Learning designations for courses they teach that include research or service-learning activities that meet the definition of experiential learning.

A detailed explanation of the R designation and the course proposal form are available on the Office of Undergraduate Research web page. A detailed explanation of the S designation and the course proposal form are available on the Office Service-Learning web page.

The deadline to submit course proposal forms for this year is Monday, October 31.

Get more information on these designations and how to apply from tntoday.utk.edu.


Tennessee Experiential Learning Symposium, or TELS, is a new annual symposium to showcase experiential learning outcomes through undergraduate student research, creative work, service-learning projects and study abroad experiences.

Experiential learning takes lessons learned in the classroom and applies that knowledge in a variety of activities including undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, and other creative and professional work experiences.

UT will host the inaugural event from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Hodges Library and other locations around campus. Registration for the event is $40 and includes breakfast, lunch and a book of abstracts.
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