EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IS AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING MODEL TO IMPROVE SELF-ESTEEM

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Pei Wen Liao

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Experiential learning, self-esteem, training evaluation, behaviour, interpersonal skills, academic potential

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Purpose: Professional training is critical to organizational success. Experiential learning was defined as a method for actively engaging trainees in learning processes. That must complete all four stages of the experiential learning model. Kolb’s model requires four abilities for successful learning: concrete experience, reflective observations, abstract conceptualization, and active experimentation. Base on, this research aims to assess experiential learning as a method to improve employees’ self-esteem.


Methodology: We assessed employees who participated in experiential learning training for 4 months between March and June 2017. This research was used to measure 37 organizational units employee’ self-esteem scale before and after the experiential learning training.


Main Findings: The research found a significant positive effect on trainees' self-esteem with a 4.98 point improvement in reaction, learning, behavior, and organizational results. The result was used for summative evaluation of the effectiveness of experiential learning by Kirkpatrick four-level framework have a contribution.


Implications/Applications: The proposed experiential learning offers a chance to upgrade the correspondence between confidence and viable relational abilities, which thusly can support students' trust in their scholarly potential. The ramifications of encouraging expanded confidence emphatically sway scholarly achievement, yet in addition build up an establishment of self-administrative conduct that can serve the students for the duration of their lives, in academic and vocation situated undertakings.

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