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2017-2018 Academic Catalog: Course Descriptions - Prior Learning Assessment (CPCE)

Students analyze their life and work experience to discover the college-level learning that they have acquired since completing high school. Student write essays detailing how the learning was acquired and equivalent to the learning objectives and outcomes of related Wentworth courses.

Students must present evidence of the learning described in the essays. This evidence must include letters of support from witnesses to the learning described and may include other forms of documentation. To complete the course, students must present to the instructor the required material in a carefully prepared e-portfolio within the WIT LMS system.

Upon completion, a student may elect to have that portfolio submitted to the Portfolio Review Committee for assessment   Students may earn a maximum of 45 PLA credits. (assessment fee must be paid prior to committee review and published deadline).