ALDAC 104 Prior Learning Portfolio Development Seminar • 1 Cr.
Alcohol and Drug Studies students explore learning theory, document non-traditional learning and life experiences for evaluation as college level learning. Students pay per credit fee for all academic credits awarded in addition to the cost of the seminar. Prerequisite: Permission of the program director.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Develop understanding of experiential learning theory and the ability to apply model of experiential learning to their life experience.
- Over view of experiential learning process
- Introduction to experiential learning theory
- Review of what constitutes college level learning
- Discussion of Experiential Learning Handbook
- Create timeline for completing experiential learning for credit process.
- Develop skills in preparing and presenting experiential learning portfolio for credit.
- Complete worksheets on prior learning
- Identify measurable learning outcomes from life experience
- Identify course titles, descriptions and learning activities/competencies
- Identify credit allocation
- Prepare drafts of experiential learning portfolio
- Completion of portfolio for evaluation of experiential learning for college level credit.
- final draft of experiential learning portfolio with course title(s), credit allocation, course descriptions, learning competencies, and learning activities narrative/demonstration;
- Negotiate assessment of portfolio with expert evaluator