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Experiential Education Courses

This is a non-exhaustive list of some past and current experiential education courses in the Faculty of Health. Please note that in many cases the inclusion of experiential education in a course will vary from year to year, depending on who is teaching the course.

Students can contact the course director to confirm whether the course will incorporate experiential education. Course directors can contact the EE coordinator if they would like their EE course to be listed.

Classroom-Focused EE

Classroom-focused EE refers to a wide variety of experiential activities, including: guest speakers, role playing, visual media, case studies, simulations, workshops and laboratory courses, course-based research or outside of the classroom through interviews with professionals in a particular field, participation in community events, and visits/field trips. The following are just some of the Faculty of Health courses that have previously incorporated one or more of the aforementioned activities.

  • HLST 3120 - Health Policy II: Analyzing Processes of Power and Politics
  • HLST 3310 - Electronic Health Record
  • HLST 4010 - Health Care Ethics: Policy and Management Perspectives
  • HLST 4200 - Applied Research Approaches in Health Studies: Advanced Seminar
  • HLST 4320 - E-Health
  • IHST 2000 - Global Health Policy: Power and Politics (Claudia Chaufan)
  • IHST 1020 - Agents of Change in a Global World (Term Y)
  • KINE 1000 - Sociocultural Perspectives in Kinesiology
  • KINE 1020 - Fitness and Health
  • KINE 2049 - Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • KINE 2050 - Analysis of Data in Kinesiology I
  • KINE 3012 - Human Physiology II
  • KINE 3020 - Skilled Performance and Motor Learning
  • KINE 3030 - Biomechanics
  • KINE 3350 - Physical Activity, Health and Aging
  • KINE 3400 - Fitness Consulting and Personal Fitness Training
  • KINE 4010 - Exercise Psychology
  • KINE 4120 - Nutrition Aids in Sports
  • KINE 4375 - Body as Weapon: Martial Arts/Combat Training
  • KINE 4420 - Relaxation: Theory and Application
  • NURS 3770 - Leadership Development: Part I
  • NURS 4610 - Human Experience of Chronic Health Challenges
  • PSYC 1010 - Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 3140 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 3410 - Educational Psychology
  • PSYC 3560 - Psychology of Death and Dying
  • PSYC 4030 - Behaviour Modification and Behaviour Therapy (Karen Hardtke)
  • PSYC 4080 - Neuropsychology of Abnormal Behaviour

Community-Focused EE

Community-focused EE provides opportunities for students to interact with the community, whether that is within or outside the classroom. Community partners may come into the classroom to present a challenge or question that students address and develop solutions to, or students may work with the partner on-site to support a community-identified project. The following are just some of the Faculty of Health courses that have previously included opportunities for students to interact with community partners.

  • HLST 4900 - Health Studies Project Management
  • IHST 1020 - Agents of Change in a Global World (Term Y)
  • IHST 4100 - Program Evaluation I (Aida Orgocka)
  • KINE 3340 - Growth, Maturation and Physical Activity (Angelo Belcastro)
  • KINE 3345- Adapted Physical Activity (Stephanie Bowerman)
  • KINE 4520 - Sport Psychology Seminar (Paul Dennis)
  • KINE 4315 - Aboriginal Physical Activity and Community Health (Lyndsay Hayhurst)
  • NURS 4525 - Community as Partner
  • PSYC 4061 - Theoretical Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy (Karen Fergus)
  • PSYC 4010 - Seminar in Developmental Psychology (Jennine Rawana)
  • PSYC 4060 - Counselling Psychology (Hennie Westra)
  • PSYC 4175 - Advanced Community-Based Applied Research (Michaela Hynie)
  • PSYC 4460 - Atypical Development

Work-Focused EE

Work-focused EE provides opportunities for students to get hands-on experience related to their program in authentic work contexts. The following are the work-focused EE opportunities available in the Faculty of Health.