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prior learning assessment
Prior Learning Assessment

The process of earning college credit from learning acquired through a student’s work, training, volunteer experiences, and personal life. Earn College Credit for What You Knowby Janet Colvin

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program features
Program Features
  • New program-First class F07
  • Part of Adult Degree Completion Program
  • Block elective credit
  • Maximum of 30 hours
  • Specialization Area related to degree
  • Applies to 3 online degree programs only
  • Based on ACE evaluations
  • Portfolio
  • 3 credit hour 3000 level class

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other university assessment programs
Other University Assessment Programs
  • Military Credit
  • CLEP Tests
  • Challenge exams
  • Engineering Technology Portfolio
  • Global Studies
  • Nursing: LPN to RN and RN to BSN
  • Other department specific programs
adcp marketing
ADCP Marketing
  • Radio ads prior to each semester
  • “Sales calls” to area businesses and organizations
  • Web site: www.mtsu.edu/adcp or www.finishmydegreenow.com or www.mtsuanytime.com
  • Newspaper, radio and TV publicity whenever possible
  • Internal marketing within University
pla tools
PLA TOOLS
  • Transcript/learning evaluation
  • Web Site: www.mtsu.edu/adcp
  • PLA Handbook
  • Portfolio Development Class
  • Time budget work sheet
  • Orientation first week of class
  • Uses of Credit Agreement
  • Academic Plan

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participant status
Participant status
  • 12 classes/216 students to date: F07-F10
  • 186 or 86% completed portfolios
  • Average credit awarded = 21
  • 61 or 33% graduated with PLA credit
  • 71% either graduated or are enrolled in classes S11
  • 65% were not enrolled at MTSU prior to PLA

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why we do it
Why We Do It
  • Shirley
  • Chuck
  • Helen
  • Greg
  • Sam

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shirley
Shirley
  • Attended MTSU in the 90’s
  • Athletic Scholarship
  • Business Major
  • Good GPA and Senior Status
  • Stopped out due to personal reasons
  • Returned in 2000s as online student, but unable to take required Business courses online
  • Earned over 120 hours, but when major changed from Business she had too many Business hours
  • PLA credit for Supervisory and Worker’s Compensation training allowed her to earn enough non business credit to complete her degree.

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chuck
Chuck
  • Left MTSU in 80s to start a family and career
  • Needed 18 hours to graduate
  • Moved out of Tennessee
  • Faced with out of state tuition or 30 hours of residency at new state institution
  • Returned to MTSU online and earned enough credit from PLA for Concrete Management and procurement training to complete degree.

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helen
Helen
  • Adult, online student, parent, full time police officer
  • 3.0 average taking 15 hours online each semester
  • Earned 28 hours of credit from PLA for Police Academy training
  • Graduated and is now in enrolled full time in online Masters program

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Greg
  • Attended MTSU off and on over past 20 years accumulating 19 hours
  • Wife earned PhD and pressure from his job to earn a degree
  • Completed 6 year apprenticeship program evaluated by ACE for 60 hours of credit
  • Awarded 30 hours of credit through PLA
  • Jump started his return to education
  • Now has 60 hours toward his degree

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Sam
  • Stopped out of private college in 1992
  • Career/technical ed HS teacher
  • Aspires to be a HS principal
  • Spring 08: 9 hrs CLEP
  • Summer 08:
    • 12 hrs CLEP/challenge
    • 16 hrs classroom credit
    • 21 hrs PLA credit
  • Fall 08: 9 hrs classroom credit
  • Graduated Fall 2008

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