Literature Review

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

Revised: February, 2021

Articles, studies and reports

PRIOR LEARNING: UNLOCKING A LITTLE-KNOWN CAREER SUPERPOWER

by Susan Forseille

The Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC)


The Significance of Support in Prior Learning Assessment Pursuits

by Benjamin Jimenez

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


From OER to PLAR: Credentialing for open education

by Norm Friesen & Christine Wihak

International Council for Open and Distance Learning, Open Praxis, vol. 5 issue 1, January–March 2013, pp. 49–58


Alternative Credentials - Prior Learning 2.0

by Dr. Jill Buban

Online Learning Consortium


Advising and Prior Learning Assessment for Degree Completion

by Alexa Wesley and Amelia Parnell

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


An Examination of Prior Learning Assessment Policy and Practice as Experienced by Academic Records Professionals and Students

by Wendy Kilgore

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


Revisiting the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): A reflective Inquiry into RPL Practice in Canada

by Dianne Conrad

Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, Vol. 34, No. 2, fall 2008, pp. 89-110


Assessment Philosophy: A Critically Conscious Tool for Ethical Skills Recognition

by Dr. Jen Hamer

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


Dimensions of the Experience of Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition

by Alan Thomas, Monica Collins and Lynette Plett

The research network for New Approaches to Lifelong Learning (NALL)


Recent Developments in Prior Learning

by Julie Uranis and Van L. Davis

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


The Current State of Prior Learning Policies

by Rosa M. Garcia and Sarah Leibrandt

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


“This is not your grandmother’s PLAR” BC boldly creates a new learning culture

by Dianne Conrad

Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education / Vol. 36, No. 2 fall 2010


A Case Study on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Perceptions of University Faculty

by Kimberly F. Browning

Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, v32 n1 p15-40 Apr 2020


Thinking About Brains and PLA: A Conversation with Kathleen Taylor and Catherine

Marienau

by Nan Travers and Alan Mandell

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


Recognition of prior learning: At a glance

by Jo Hargreaves

National Centre for Vocational Education Research


Effects of Recognition of Prior Learning as Perceived by Different Stakeholders

by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes

Prior Learning Assessment Inside Out (PLAIO)


The Recognition of Non-Formal Education in Higher Education: Where Are We Now, and Are We Learning from Experience?

by Judy Harris and Christine Wihak

International Journal of E-learning & Distance Education, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2018


WHAT HAPPENS WHEN LEARNING COUNTS?

by Rebecca Klein-Collins and Sean Hudson

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)


Learning Recognition and the Future of Higher Education – A Vision for a Post-Pandemic Learning Ecosystem

by Rebecca Klein-Collins and Nan Travers

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) & SUNY Empire State College


THE PLA BOOST, Results from a 72-Institution Targeted Study of Prior Learning Assessment

and Adult Student Outcomes Case Studies

by Rebecca Klein-Collins, Jason Taylor, Carianne Bishop, Peace Bransberger, Patrick Lane, and Sarah Leibrandt

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) & Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)


What Happens When Learning Counts? Measuring the Benefits of Prior Learning Assessment for the Adult Learner

by Rebecca Klein-Collins and Sean Hudson

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)


Recognizing Prior Learning in the COVID-19 Era: Helping Displaced Workers and Students

One Credit at a Time

by Sarah Leibrandt, Rebecca Klein-Collins, and Patrick Lane

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) & Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)


The Four Reasons Your Campus Should be Offering Prior Learning Assessment Credit

by Matt Bergman

The EvoLLLution


Strengthening PLAR: Integrating theory and practice in post-secondary education

by Joy Van Kleef

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, # 2, Article 5, September 2007

Case Studies

Valuing recognition of prior learning – Selected case studies of Australian private providers of training

by Larry Smith

National Centre for Vocational Education Research


A Case Study on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

by Kim Browning

Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 32(1)

Handbooks

Handbook of the Recognition of Prior Learning

by Judy Harris, Christine Wihak and Joy Van Kleef

The National Voice of Lifelong Learning (NIACE)


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Learning Package

International Labour Office Skills and Employability Branch

International Labour Organization (ILO)

Micro-credentials & Badging

Micro-Credentials, Trends in Credit Transfer and Credentialing

by Joanne Duklas

Duklas Cornerstone Consulting Inc. for BC Council on Admissions & Transfer

Miscellaneous

E-discussion on: Recognition of Prior Learning

by Ashwani Aggarwal and Albert William Okal

Global Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform (Global KSP) of the International Labour Organization (ILO)




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