ERIC Number: ED430116
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Publications and Resources on Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). Compiled for the Research Network for New Approaches to Lifelong Learning.
Vanstone, Sue, Comp.
This bibliography provides a thorough and representative sample of the different types of available Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) publications and resources. These publications and resources are grouped under nine categories: (1) PLAR Policy (Canada, Europe, Africa, Australia, United States of America, New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific, Comparative Studies); (2) Implementation of PLAR in Formal Education (General; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Schools; Distance Learning; Second Language, Basic Education, and Literacy Programs; Methods of Assessment; Survey of PLAR Users; Assessor and Facilitator Training; Financing, Promotion, and Marketing); (3) PLAR and Work; (4) PLAR and the Military; (5) PLAR and Questions of Diversity; (6) Theories and Analysis of PLAR; (7) PLAR Literature for Learners; (8) PLAR Bibliographies; and (9) Publications en Francais. The total number of entries is 791; this number includes those instances when the same publication or resource appears under more than one category. Some entries are in French. Each entry consists of some or all of the following components: author(s) or organization; publication date; title; either place of publication and publisher or periodical title and pagination; and an annotation. The annotation includes some or all of the following: number of pages; document type; target audience; brief description of content; descriptors; and International Standard Serial Number. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Bibliographies, Distance Education, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups, Experiential Learning, Females, Foreign Countries, French, Informal Education, Literacy Education, Marketing, Military Training, Portfolio Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Prior Learning, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; New Zealand; South Africa; United States