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ERIC Number: EJ408806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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More Colleges Are Offering Credit to Older Students for Their Experiences on the Job or at Home.
Wilson, Robin
Chronicle of Higher Education, v36 n30 pA35-36 Apr 11 1990
More adults are enrolling in colleges and universities using prior experience to earn college credits. Supporters say the portfolio programs are rigorous and encourage pursuit of degrees. Critics say the practice dilutes the significance of a college degree, and students do not study the theories behind concepts or question their own assumptions. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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