PLAR Profile and Proof of Learning Schematic

Advisor Checklist: Helping Clients Develop a PLAR Profile and Proof of Learning Plan A two page schematic with descriptors and checklists to help advisors incorporate assessment and documentation of Essential Skills and Canadian Language Benchmarks within prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR). This piece will be particularly valuable in working with immigrant and potential immigrant […]

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Anytime/Anywhere Instructor Resource

AIR Web: Red River College (Winnipeg, Manitoba) online resources Red River College is pleased to announce that the content areas of the AIR web site are now available to all web visitors worldwide. Please keep in mind that the SharePoint and SCORE areas of the site are still restricted to RRC staff and are protected […]

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Assessing Learning: Standards, Principles, and Procedures

Second Edition Whitaker outlines the principles of good practice and standards of excellence in the assessment of learning. This is a print publication available for purchase from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Development Date: 1989 Author(s): Urban Whitaker ISBN: 978-0-7575-2979-5 Website

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Developing Benchmarks for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition – Practitioners’ Perspectives

Benchmarks The aim of this benchmarking study was to develop and promote national benchmarks for PLAR practitioners in Canada. The study reviews Canadian PLAR practices and the benchmarking process. It also analyzes the climate for benchmarks, discusses PLAR policy development and presents a mechanism for validating the competence of PLAR practitioners. A practitioners’ guide was […]

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PLA Training Modules, British Columbia

A set of 10 modules providing PLA training resources Download  Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is an initiative fully endorsed by the Province of British Columbia and supported by the Centre for Curriculum, Transfer and Technology. The PLA Training Modules were developed in 1997 in response to a widespread need throughout British Columbia for information support […]

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