Who We Are

ELC Mission

  • To help students learn better by using a “learner-centered approach”.
  • To offer non-traditional and innovative methods of teaching that complement the more traditional approaches and result in better learning outcomes.
  • To better prepare students for their careers as managers and business professionals by providing them numerous opportunities to practice critical interpersonal and management skills.
  • To make learning enjoyable, effective and long lasting.

Key Facts

  • Every student at Marshall goes through the Experiential Learning Center!
  • Established in 1967, the ELC has facilities in the undergraduate and graduate student buildings. Other fascinating facts about the ELC include:
  • 18 fully equipped individual videotaping studios and one-way observation capability comprise the two Experiential Learning Centers at Marshall.
  • Over 120,000 student hours are spent at the two centers annually.
  • Every year, over 60 business courses and hundreds of classes use the two centers.
  • The ELC houses an extensive library of experiential activities that are used to simulate real-life business situations. The exercises cover a range of business concepts that include: leadership, teamwork, communication, negotiation, and decision-making.
Students observe themselves in action.