ERIC Number: ED261202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Recognition of Prior Learning. Administrator's Guide.
This guide is designed for administrators of universities, colleges, school boards, and private institutions who wish to consider the implementation of a program for the recognition of prior learning within their institutions. To explain the possibility of transferring learning skills, some examples of the recognition of prior learning are presented in chapter I. Chapter II provides an overview of the various steps that preceded the writing of this guide and gives the sources of the information. Chapter III presents a brief history of the recognition of prior learning. Chapter IV deals with the rationale for the recognition of prior learning in academic institutions. Chapter V facilitates the understanding of the vocabulary that is used for the recognition of experiential learning. A few definitions and propositions are presented. The ways of recognizing learning acquired in a nontraditional way are explained in chapter VI. Chapter VII covers quality control. Chapter VIII gives an overview of the main parties involved in the program for the recognition of prior learning, and chapter IX proposes to administrators an operational model in 12 steps and identifies the various groups of participants. Resources are listed. Four pages of references are included. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Quebec Dept. of Education, Quebec.
Authoring Institution: John Abbott Coll., Sainte Anne de Bellevue (Quebec).
Note: For related documents, see CE 042 368-370. English translation funded by the Federation des Cegeps du Quebec and the Quebec Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur, de la Science et de la Technologie.