Prior Learning Assessment for Adult Learners Meeting April 13, Webinar April 20

Apr. 12, 2016

Prior Learning: Exploratory Discussion April 13

Webster University is revitalizing its commitment to serving adult learners by finding ways to recognize their prior learning. Interested faculty, staff and departments are encouraged to attend an exploratory discussion on Wednesday, April 13, at 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center.

Prior Learning Discussion

Attendees will discuss the opportunities for students, programs and the University as a whole. Please join to contribute to deepening and extending this work.
Prior learning assessment is a formal process that identifies, documents and assesses college-level knowledge and skills learned by students outside of the formal academic classroom. Since many adult students have already gained college-level learning through their work experiences and training on the job, volunteer activities, civic involvement, travel, or in other nonacademic settings, we recognize the value of such learning and offer students the opportunity to evaluate their learning for possible credit as part of a college degree program.

Vice Provost Nancy Helleru,d with members of the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Task Force, the Faculty Development Center and Academic Advising, will lead the discussion. Attendees should RSVP to the Faculty Development Center at

Prior Learning Webinar

Those interested are also encouraged to join us for an American Council on Education webinar on “Creating Effective Policies and Procedures to Administer Credit for Prior Learning” on Wednesday, April 20, 1-2:30 p.m., in the Library Conference Room.

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