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Prior learning + transfer credits = not starting from scratch

One of my students, Angela Murphy, in spring term’s LRN 150 Learning Assessment Workshop, openly shared her apprehensions about coming back to college. As she considered what she’d need to do to complete her undergraduate degree, she worried that her previous college credits wouldn’t be accepted, and whether she’d be able to manage the course […]

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New Heights

“Not only did PLA reinforce my knowledge, it boosted my self-esteem to heights I have never experienced before.  I had always looked at my work history and life experiences as an eclectic anthology for my life – there did not seem to be much of a theme.  What PLA did for me was to offer […]

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Dreaming Again

“Through the PLA program I learned to dream again and think about my future in a more creative way. It offered me opportunities to remember where I had been and what I had done in life, and how that has molded me into the person I am today.” ~PLA Alum