Presentation on theme: "Prior Learning Assessment-Task Force Reviewed by Faculty Senate Academic Policy Committee Faculty Senate February 5, 2014 1."— Presentation transcript:
Prior Learning Assessment-Task Force Reviewed by Faculty Senate Academic Policy Committee Faculty Senate February 5, 2014 1
Prior Learning Assessment-Task Force Members As part of the Charge (Spring 2013) of the Task Force by Dr. Vicki Golich Review current MSU Denver policies and practices with respect to granting credit for prior learning Goal of Task Force Approach the task with clarity, simplicity-USER Friendly Include a Veteran friendliness Different Alternate Credit Options (Prior Learning Options) evaluated consistently, fairly across categories Faculty Senate January 22, 2014 2
Current Catalog Update recommends the following modifications: 1. Grouping the credit for prior learning options in National Standardized Tests (IB, AP, CLEP, DSST/DANTES) Department Credit by Examination Portfolio Assessment Military Training and MOS evaluated by ACE Other Training programs evaluated by ACE. Faculty Senate January 22, 2014 3
Current Catalog Update recommends the following modifications (Cont.) 2. Simplified the language for clarity in all categories 3. Added DANTES Tests 4. Any exceptions need to be BASE petitioned 5. Included MOS Faculty Senate January 22, 2014 4
KEY Message to Departments: Creating Transparent Policies on Credit for Prior Learning at MSU Denver Assist Academic Departments in decision making Leaving the decision to the Department on Credit for Prior Learning-Department Chairs have the final say in the decisions. Faculty Senate January 22, 2014 5
Other PLA Tasks Review models and best practices Engage Departments in the process Identify/articulate standards-granting of credit for prior learning Establish clear procedures for students to follow in order to grant credit for prior learning at MSU Denver Faculty Senate January 22, 2014 6
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