ERIC Number: EJ1028461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
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Growing Importance of Prior Learning Assessment in the Degree-Completion Toolkit
Klein-Collins, Rebecca; Wertheim, Judith B.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n140 p51-60 Win 2013
Central to many of the current developments in higher education is prior learning assessment (PLA). In the past several years, with new and ambitious degree completion goals for adults, the United States is witnessing what can only be called a surge of interest in PLA.
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Higher Education, Adult Education, Achievement Rating, Academic Achievement, Adult Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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