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Webinar: PLA-Prior Learning Assessment

  • Friday, March 11, 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online


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CEANY Brown Bag Webinars

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Don’t miss out on CEANY’s series of lunch-time

Brown Bag Webinars throughout the year.

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Brown Bag Webinar  Friday, March, 11, 2016 

PLA-Prior Learning Assessment

TopicPLA - Prior Learning Assessment

Description:  Join us for an interactive discussion of the basic components of  Prior Learning Assessment. This Webinar will provide an overview of PLA, ways in which learning can be assessed for program requirements, and key factors institutions should consider in implementing new or expanding existing PLA programs.

Prior learning assessment (PLA) is the process by which learning acquired outside the traditional academic environment is assessed for college-level credits.

Presenter: Nan L Travers, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Collegewide Academic Review, SUNY Empire State College.  Dr. Travers’ most recent work focuses on the policies, practices and scholarship of prior learning assessment, college-level learning, and ePortfolios. Over the years, Dr. Travers has conducted extensive research and is published in the areas of adult learning, prior learning assessment and self-regulated learning. She currently serves on the board for the Prior Learning International Research Centre (PLIRC), serves on the Connecting Credentials working team, and is the founding co-editor of PLA Inside Out: An International Journal on the Theory, Research, and Practice in Prior Learning Assessment ( Prior to Empire State College, Dr. Travers held a variety of administrative positions at community colleges in Vermont and New Hampshire. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut in Adult Learning.

When:         Friday March 11, 2016

                    Noon to 1:00, EST*                

How:           Click here to register


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Brought to you by the CEANY Professional Development Committee:

Co- Chairs:  Drs. Jane MacKillop (LaGuardia Community College) and Karen Schuhle-Williams (The College at Brockport/SUNY) 

Committee members: Ms. Linda Gramm Ferris (Orange County CC), Dr. Dana Lennon (Hostos CC), and Ms. Lisa Raposo (SUNY Center for Professional Development).

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