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Launching PLA at Your Institution. Thomas State Edison Conference By Catrina Roitman 6/15/2011. History of West. Founded in 1978 as a private, non-profit institution and regionally accredited in 1980 In 1995, WIU was acquired by Apollo Group Inc.

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Thomas state edison conference by catrina roitman 6 15 2011

Launching PLA at Your Institution

Thomas State Edison Conference

By Catrina Roitman

6/15/2011


History of west
History of West

  • Founded in 1978 as a private, non-profit institution and regionally accredited in 1980

  • In 1995, WIU was acquired by Apollo Group Inc.

  • In 2010, WIU became part of Apollo Global, a consolidated subsidiary of Apollo Group, and joined with sister schools in the United Kingdom, Chile, and Mexico


Prior learning assessment process
Prior Learning Assessment Process

  • Essays and portfolios

  • Credit for West courses

  • Before admitted

  • Workshops and seminars

    • Online

    • Face-to-face

    • At corporations


Introduction
Introduction

  • Strategy Process

  • Faculty

  • Research and Benchmarking

  • Communication and Marketing Plan

  • Discussion


Pla strategy
PLA Strategy

  • Support from management

  • Assess systems

  • Create a process

  • Set a launch date


Faculty evaluators evaluators
Faculty Evaluators/ Evaluators

  • Training and Hiring Challenges

  • Recommended Books

    • Hart & Hickerson (2009)

    • Fiddler, Marienau, & Whitaker (2006)

    • Zucker, Johnson, & Flint (1999)

  • Communication and update training plan

  • Calibrating Faculty each quarter or as needed


  • Research and benchmarking
    Research and Benchmarking

    • Data and Industry Standards

      • CAEL Discussion board/ Contact List

      • Find a Mentor

      • CAEL Books


    Communication and marketing plan staff
    Communication and Marketing Plan- Staff

    • Training

      • Developing materials

      • Create a plan

      • Regular schedule

    • Newsletters

    • Faculty training

    • Student orientations


    Communication and marketing plan prospective students
    Communication and Marketing Plan- Prospective Students

    • Community colleges

    • Human resource departments

    • Websites

    • Student Workshops


    Interactive discussion
    Interactive Discussion

    • Discussion

    • Table Group Exercise


    References
    References

    • Fiddler, M., Marienau, C., & Whitaker, U. (2006). Assessing learning: Standards,

    • principles & procedures. Council for Adult and Experiential Learning: Chicago.

    • Hart, D., & Hickerson, J. (2009). Prior learning portfolios: A

    • representative collection. Chicago: Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.

    • Nonaka, I., & Nishiguchi, T. (Eds.). (2001). Knowledge emergence: Social, technical, and

    • evolutionary dimensions of knowledge creation. New York, NY: Oxford

    • University Press.

    • Zucker, B., Johnson, C., & Flint, T. (1999). Prior Learning

    • Assessment: A guidebook to American institutional practices. CAEL Dubuque,

    • Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.