The hidden classroom of the workplace: how employees learn at work in both formal and informal ways

[Apart from formal learning at school and college,] learning takes place in all aspects of a person's life - through military experience, raising a family, volunteering, and perhaps most significantly in the workplace. Prior learning assessment, or PLA, is the term for the evaluation of the learning from a person's work and life experience for the purpose of awarding college credit for that learning. [Council for Adult and Experiential Learning] CAEL's LearningCounts service, for example, works with individuals to develop portfolios that showcase what they have learned and then present that po ... Show more

Authors: Olson, Richard; Klein-Collins, Rebecca

Published: [Chicago, Illinois], Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 2014

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 7 p.

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