Developing Students’ Well-Being Through Integrative, Experiential Learning Courses
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2018
Pages: 295 - 307
Source ID: shanti-sources-109341
Collection: Mindfulness Studies and Undergraduates
Abstract: This study examined the effects of experiential learning courses on the well-being of undergraduate students (n = 76, 77.6% female, 67.1% White). A repeated-measures design was used to compare changes in resilience, mindfulness, emotional reappraisal, and social connectedness across three different course formats. All students saw increases in mindfulness; social connectedness was particularly sensitive to the course format. Through integrating academic and experiential learning, students can experience steady increases in multiple components of well-being.