Resources and References

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This resource page contains downloads and links to useful templates and further reading to support experiential learning in your teaching and learning practice.


Module Workbook

This workbook accompanies the online learning module. You can use this workbook to record your reflections and write down concrete actions you can take to implement EL into your teaching and learning practice.

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Activity Table

Use this PDF template to map out EL activities for your classroom.

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Critical Questions to Orient you to Authentic Assessment

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Experiential Learning Workflow Prompts

Use this workflow to generate EL activities for your classroom.

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Sample Rubrics

BTMA 317 Rubric

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Individual Reflection Rubric

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ENGG 519 Rubric

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COMS 477 Reflection Rubric

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Ashford-Rowe, K., Herrington, J., & Brown, C. (2014). Establishing the critical elements that determine authentic assessment. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 39(2), 205–222. 

Biggs, J., & Tang, C. (2011). EBOOK: Teaching for Quality Learning at University. McGraw-hill education (UK). 

Cottrell, S. (2017). Critical thinking skills: Effective analysis, argument and reflection. Bloomsbury Publishing. 

Fook CY, Sidhu GK. Authentic assessment and pedagogical strategies in higher education. J Soc Sci. 2010; 6(2): 153–61.

McCabe, A., & O'Connor, U. (2014). Student-centred learning: the role and responsibility of the lecturer. Teaching in Higher Education, 19(4), 350-359. 

Lindstrom, G. Taylor, L., Weleschuk, A., (2017) Guiding Principles for Assessment of Student Learning. Taylor Institute Guide Series. Calgary, AB: Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary

Wiggins, G.P. (1993). Assessing student performance. Jossey-Bass. 

Villarroel, V., Bloxham, S., Bruna, D., Bruna, C., & Herrera-Seda, C. (2018). Authentic assessment: creating a blueprint for course design. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 43(5), 840-854.