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Clubs and Experiential Learning

The English department provides students with several opportunities to engage in experiential learning while studying at the College. Experiential Learning is an active learning process where students "learn by doing" and then reflect on what they have done.

CCRI | Radio 

Music, events, news - its all here on the new CCRI Radio internet stream. From our daily CCRI Roundup to our afternoon Top 20 Countdown, and even a 24/7 stream of a wide variety of music, CCRI Radio has everything to keep you going through your day. Follow the links to our Listen page or download the smartphone app at TuneIn
Advisor: Assistant Professor Jon Dorn

The Unfiltered Lens Newspaper

The overall mission of The Unfiltered Lens is to inform and improve the quality of student life at the Community College of Rhode Island. We strive to accomplish this standard by reporting and writing the truth in an ethical and responsible fashion that enlightens the entire college community, while providing information in an unvarnished manner that seeks thoughtful responses, dialogue and, of course, action. We fully understand serving students is our clear objective and recognize the impact and, more importantly, the importance of this endeavor. We realize we do not make news but cover events that stimulate our community, improve college life and strengthen our Democracy.
Advisor: Assistant Professor Jessica Araujo

The Pen 

The Pen is a college-wide journal that contains content from students, faculty, and staff.
Advisor: Assistant Professor Jessica Araujo 

CCRI | Channel

The CCRI Channel showcases student productions and provides experiential learning opportunities for Communication and Film/Media majors and the student body at large.
Advisor: Assistant Professor Jon Dorn

The Knighties

The Knighties is an annual film festival of student media work from the Film Media program. Genres include fictional narrative, documentary, and experimental. Films are curated and awards are given out for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, etc. The Brent Henderson Excellence in Filmaking Award is given to the student who displays an extraordinary talent in filmmaking. 
Advisor: Professor Sandra Luzzi Sneesby

About Experiential Learning

Kolb's (1984) cycle of learning gives a pictorial of the experiential learning process.

kolb diagram