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What we know and where we’re going: In medias res on self-representation and identity in university use of ePortfolios
ePortfolios are slowly gaining credibility in Canadian universities as useful vehicles for a number of learning activities. In both graduate and undergraduate programs, ePortfolios are used to house and share the repertoire ...
Must I Transform to Learn? High-stakes Portfolio Assessment at Athabasca University
In this presentation, we will examine the notion of transformation as it is experienced, or thought to be experienced, during the PLAR process. This discussion brings to the fore one of the tensions in PLAR practice that ...
PLAR Practice in Canada AU's Role in Building a National Framework
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is a process designed to award credits towards a degree or certificate at AU and to open other doors to advancement. Although AU is the acknowledged post secondary practitioner ...
Everything…You Always Wanted to Know About PLAR...and More
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition is a service to AU's adult and mature learners. The usefulness of PLAR as a tool is enhanced by understanding its as a learning activity rather than just an accreditation process. ...
Flexible paths to assessment for OER learners: A Comparative Study
The opportunities for innovation in the developing OER world are endless. Recognizing learners’ prior experiential learning (RPL), already an innovative practice in many tertiary or post-secondary educational institutions, ...