Prior Learning Portfolios: A Representative Collection


ISBN: 978-0-7575-5887-0

Denise M. Hart
Jerry H. Hickerson

BEYOND THEORY: Put Prior Learning Assessment into Practice!  

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) is pleased to announce the release of their new book, Prior Learning Portfolios: A Representative Collection. This resource is a valuable reference tool for PLA assessors,administrators and PLA instructors, and can help train both faculty and students to understand portfolio assessment. Designed to provide you with institutional policies and procedures regarding prior learning portfolios, this text and accompanying CD-ROM contain thirteen sample portfolios from eleven different institutions, handbooks, guidelines, flow charts, and information about the location of portfolio assessment in the context of a degree. Assessment via portfolio is most often used by the nontraditional adult learner who can display experiential learning gained from jobs, travel, community service, leisure activities, and other sources. But documenting this learning, and assessing it, can be challenging.

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