Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

PLA 250:  Prior Learning Assessment    (3 credits)  

This course examines adult development and the ways that people learn through a range of experiences. You will have the opportunity to identify, assess and affirm your own learning outcomes through a process that involves validation, documentation and potential credit awards for college-level learning. You will be required to prepare a comprehensive portfolio that includes a blend of subjects, learning activities, strategies and objectives. This course is based on the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) standards and is required for students who want to gain credit for prior learning.

Prerequisite: C- or better in ENG 114, C- or better in ENG 124, and approval of the Program Director for PLA