Experiential learning at the heart of Discovery
Discovery Program students with McMaster faculty and students. The Discovery Program was envisioned as a meaningful way to engage the Hamilton community while providing an experiential learning opportunity for McMaster students.
When McMaster students Pawan Aulakh and Jackie Brown joined the Discovery Program they thought they would be helping to teach others. What they didn’t anticipate was how profoundly the program would impact their own learning.
The McMaster Discovery Program offers free, non-credit, university-style courses to Hamilton residents who have missed out on the chance for a post-secondary education because of economic, social, medical or other barriers.
Jean Wilson, the director of McMaster’s Arts & Science program and founder of the Discovery Program, envisioned the program as a meaningful way to engage in the Hamilton community while providing a unique experiential learning opportunity for McMaster students.
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