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AACRAO Transfer Conference July 15, 2013. Lauren Smith, Ph.D. Director for Adult Learning & Associate Professor University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Diane Treis Rusk, Ed.D . System Planner for Undergraduate Education University of Wisconsin System Administration.

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AACRAO Transfer Conference

July 15, 2013

Lauren Smith, Ph.D.

Director for Adult Learning &Associate Professor

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Diane Treis Rusk, Ed.D.System Planner for Undergraduate Education

University of Wisconsin System Administration


Prior Learning Initiative Goals

Diane Treis Rusk, UWSA


Initiative Assumptions

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


What is PLA?


  • Common PLA Formats

PLA Formats Relevant to Non-Traditional Age Students

Diane Treis Rusk, UWSA


CAEL National Study of PLA and non-PLA Students

Slide courtesy of CAEL

Kline-Collins, R. (2010). Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success, Council on Adult and Experiential Education. Chicago.


Discussion

What policies does your university have about PLA credit transfers?

Are policies different for PLA transfers than for other credit transfers?

What are the implications of such differences?

What barriers do you perceive in relation to PLA credit transfer?

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


UWSA


UWSA


University of Wisconsin System


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


  • Recognize PLA evaluates multiple levels of learning.

  • Consider program level outcomes and assessment methods.


Slide courtesy of UW-Whitewater

UWSA


Discussion

  • In what ways might the transcription process create barriers to PLA transfer?

  • How does your institution transcript PLA credits?

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Sufficient Information

Balanced

University of Wisconsin System PLA Initiative


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Discussion

What challenges do you perceive in relation to advising adult students about PLA?

What challenges do you perceive in creating faculty/staff buy-in?

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Principles of Advising

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Challenges to engaging faculty/staff

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Engaging Faculty and Staff

University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Building Capacity

Diane Treis Rusk, UWSA


Phase I Pilots

Phase II Pilots

  • Institution-wide support

  • Focus varies

  • Faculty support

  • Measurable and quantifiable outcomes

UW-Colleges

UW-Oshkosh

UW-Superior

UW-Whitewater

UW-Green Bay

UW-Stout

UW-Platteville

Planning Phase II

UW-Parkside

UW-Stevens Point

Diane Treis Rusk, UWSA


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


Diane Treis Rusk, UWSA


University of Wisconsin - AACRAO Transfer Conference


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