Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA 200)
Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
January 2022 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the concept of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and the different forms of PLA; define college-level learning; explain how learning styles are used in in PLA; explain Bloom's Taxonomy and relate it to PLA and learning; identify factors that lead to PLA success; reflect on their areas of expertise and draw conclusions about whether accomplishments in these areas constitute college-level learning; identify appropriate next steps based on a self-evaluation; identify significant life learning experiences; select experience and learning that could correlate to coursework; extract course-specific knowledge and theoretical understanding from experience and apply the principles to problem-solving situations and experiences; and organize evidence or documentation that supports learning claims.
Emphasis is placed on identifying experiences and areas of knowledge and supporting evidence to build a portfolio. Topics include: prior learning; college- level learning; and learning principles.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Prior Learning Assessment, Education, or Adult Learning (11/22).