Honor the full learning cycle by playing multiple roles
Becoming an experiential educator involves honoring the full cycle of experiential learning by playing multiple roles in the learning process. Highly effective educators do not rely solely on one role. Rather, they organize their educational activities in such a manner that they address all four learning modes—experiencing, reflecting, thinking, and acting. As they do this, they lead learners around the cycle, shifting the role they play depending on the stage of the cycle they are addressing.
Join us for this online program with video presentations, the Educator Role Profile assessment, and personal reflection assignments.
Angela Passarelli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing at the College of Charleston, SC, and an affiliate instructor of Executive Education at Case Western Reserve University. Her research focuses on how developmental relationships support learning, particularly in the context of leader development. She draws on neuroscience and psychophysiology to explore the implicit dynamics of these relationships. Her research has been supported by grants from the Harnisch Foundation at the Harvard Institute of Coaching, as well as the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Her work has been published in various journals including the Leadership Quarterly, Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, Frontiers in Psychology, and the Journal of Experiential Education.
Angela has significant experience designing and delivering leadership development programs in both corporate and educational contexts. As a consultant and executive coach, she has worked with organizations in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and education industries to increase the vitality of their leadership systems. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, Angela was responsible for undergraduate and graduate leadership development programs at Elon University and Texas A&M University. Angela began her career as a sales manager in the food and beverage industry.
Currently, Angela teaches courses and non-degree programs on leadership, organizational behavior, organizational change, and experiential learning for graduate, undergraduate, and executive learners. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Council at the Harvard Institute of Coaching and as a Research Fellow at the Coaching Research Lab at Case Western Reserve University. Her professional affiliations include the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University
M.S., Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Texas A&M University
B.S., Psychology & General Business, James Madison University