LIFE-LONG LEARNING : AWARDING CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING. 2013 Missouri Community College Association Convention. What is Prior Learning?. Prior Learning is experienced-based or alternative learning that takes place outside of an accredited college or university . Military Training
2013 Missouri Community College Association Convention
A recent study of over 62,000 students at 48 postsecondary institutions found that 56% of adult students who had earned credit for non-credit training or prior experience earned a postsecondary degree within seven years, while only 21% of those who completed credits in the traditionalmanner did.
(Source:Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success, Chicago Council for Experiential Learning, 2010)