Growing Importance of Prior Learning Assessment in the Degree-Completion Toolkit
Article first published online: 10 DEC 2013
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New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education
Special Issue: Continuing Education in Colleges and Universities: Challenges and Opportunities
Volume 2013, Issue 140, pages 51–60, Winter 2013
How to Cite
Klein-Collins, R. and Wertheim, J. B. (2013), Growing Importance of Prior Learning Assessment in the Degree-Completion Toolkit. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2013: 51–60. doi: 10.1002/ace.20073
- Issue published online: 10 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 10 DEC 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.