UB Experiential Learning Network’s PEARL Framework

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Experiences aren’t acquired … {an underline appears under the text}
they are constructed. {an icon with a pencil and paper appears on the right}
Preparation is setting goals and intentions {the music picks up and has strings added for dramatic effect}
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establishing context and acquiring necessary skills. {music intensifies}
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Engagement starts with a plan {music continues to intensify with piano and strings}
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getting feedback then {icon with a hand holding a gemstone on top appears}
Adding value through projects. The impact of experiences keeps growing … {transitions to a blue background}
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Reflection examines your experiences and achievements through various lenses,
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weaving narratives that connect the experience with your {a circle appears around the text}
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learning and professional goals. {a collection of lines appear to form a box around the text
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Leverage your engagement to innovate and create even greater capacity. {a border is formed around the word and the letters glisten}
PEARL The more you put into your experience, the greater the impact.
{box around “greater the impact.”} This is the magic of experiential learning.
{colors in the text go back and forth to emphasize experiential learning} Find your experience by visiting the Project Portal. {music ends dramatically}
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Experiential Learning Network University at Buffalo

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