Directed Experiential Ed (DEE) Courses

DEE3999 Directed Experiential Education

Directed Experiential Education (DEE) offers students an intensive, term-long, project-based experiential learning opportunity conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Experiences are driven by a specific industry-based or functional-area-based project completed for a nonprofit or for-profit DEE partner. Through weekly group seminar meetings, extensive field work (independent and/or group-based) and purposeful reflection, students apply acquired discipline-specific skills and knowledge, develop leadership and collaborative abilities, and refine critical thinking, problem-solving and active citizenship skills. The course culminates in a formal presentation to the DEE partner. This course is recognized as an Experiential Education (EE) course, indicating that experiential learning is used as a primary method of achieving the course objectives. Students can take up to 3 terms of this course at 4.5 credits per term.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty recommendation and approval by the department chair. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

DEE6899 Directed Experiential Education

Directed Experiential Education (DEE) offers students an intensive, semester-long, project-based experiential learning opportunity conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. Experiences are driven by a specific industry-based or a functional area-based project completed for a nonprofit or for-profit DEE partner. Through weekly group seminar meetings, extensive field work (independent and/or group-based) and purposeful reflection, students construct and appraise acquired discipline-specific skills and knowledge, develop leadership and collaborative abilities, support critical thinking, and formulate problem-solving and active citizenship skills. The course culminates in a formal presentation and deliverables to the DEE partner, and is recognized as an "Experiential Education" (EE) course, indicating that experiential learning is used as a primary method of achieving the course objectives. Students can take up to three semesters of this course at 3.0 credits per semester.
Prerequisite(s): Faculty recommendation and approval by the department chair.
Offered at Providence
3 Semester Credits