EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience or doing and considers the individual learning process.  It also is more focused on concrete issues as compared to  experiential education. Individuals make discoveries and experiments with knowledge firsthand, instead of hearing or reading about others' experiences.

Ireland

James Joyce Seminar. This seminar will examine the work of the Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941), including an extended discussion of Ulysses (1922), Joyce's exuberant, complex, wildly encyclopedic masterpiece--one of the key documents of literary modernism, a landmark in English literary history, and a wily book, a book of many turns.  We will lead up to Ulysses by reading Joyce's poems and earlier fiction, and we will cast a brief and wistful glance at Finnegans Wake at the end of the semester.  By looking carefully at Joyce's work against the background of his letters and other biographical information, we will examine the shape of his career and the place of Ulysses in it.  And because Ulysses insistently raises metacritical questions about language, style, and the nature of fictional representation, we will simultaneously be conducting an inquiry into the theory of the novel.  Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program or permission of the Honors Director.

Guatemala

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University of Maine at Farmington Honors Program