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Consider Carrie for workshops ranging from an hour to two days on strategic planning, experiential place-based learning and experiential leadership. Her primary focus is on instructor development, with recent workshops on:

  • Making the Most of the First Day of Class

  • Creating Community with Colleagues

  • Adventure Education for the Classroom

  • Experiential Leadership

  • Fostering Empathy: Strange Land Experiences & Professional Development for International Education

  • What the yurt? Round teaching and scholarly inquiry within a community of practice

  • Artifacts and Audiences: How Sharing ‘Objects’ Across Social Worlds Shapes Learning

  • Gender Equity in Education

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With over 250 presentations to audiences ranging from 20-800 in size, Carrie has shared her enthusiasm for experiential education and for wilderness travel with over 10,000 people. Recent talks include:

  • Bacon Grease, Bears and Bullets: Lessons Learned from Wild Encounters

  • Curriculum as the Means to Work Integrated Learning (ACE_WIL Plenary Panel Presentation in Victoria, 2019)

  • This is Us! A Cross Canada Paddler's Perspective on our Country (at Canoecopia in Madison, WI, 2015)

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Learn from a seasoned experiential educator! Having been identified as the 2007 Association of Experiential Education's Outstanding Experiential of the Year, Carrie offers a range of 30 hour courses for educators in urban or wilderness settings. Most recently, she has taught:

  • Paddles & Pedagogy: Experiential Place-based Learning (while on a sea kayak expedition)

  • Curriculum Development

  • Delivery of Instruction

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