National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Assessing Learning [microform] : A CAEL Handbook for Faculty / Susan Simosko and Others
Bib ID 5522467
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Simosko, Susan
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1988 
184 p. 
Summary

The issue of assessing adult learning prior to formal college level study is examined and presented in this handbook. The handbook offers guidelines for setting standards, provides a review of some of the proven techniques and practices that have been used to evaluate previous learning, addresses a series of issues relevant to particular subject matter areas, and gives examples of working institutional models and new initiatives in the recognition of prior learning. Discussions of assessing adult learning are presented within the following chapters: "Experiential Learning and Assessment" (Susan Simosko), "Assessment Techniques" (Susan Simosko); "Using Examinations to Award Credit for Prior Learning" (Paul Jacobs and Kate Gulliver); "Issues in Assessing the Liberal Arts" (Susan Simosko and Graham Debling), "Issues in Assessing Occupational and Technical Subjects" (Patricia Dewees); "Issues is Assessing Business" (Michael Mark); "Issues is Assessing the Performing Arts" (Anne Bielawski and Margaret Dunn); "Assessment of Professionals" (Donna L. Queeney); "Institutional Models: Whys and Hows of Prior Learning Assessment" (Harriet Cabell and Jerry H. Hickerson); "Prior Learning Assessment in the United States: Institutional Models" (Norman Evans); "Prior Learning Assessment in Quebec Colleges" (Robert Isabelle and Francine Landry); and "Learning Theory and the Benefits of Assessment" (Barry Sheckley). References follow most chapters. (GLR)

Notes

ERIC Note: For a related document, see HE 023 838.

Teachers.

Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Learning.  |  Adult Students.  |  College Preparation.  |  Competence.  |  Evaluation Methods.  |  Experiential Learning.  |  Higher Education.  |  Learning Processes.  |  Measures (Individuals)  |  Prior Learning.  |  Standards.  |  Student Evaluation.
Form/genre Collected Works, General.  |  Guides, Classroom
Other authors/contributors Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, Philadelphia, PA
Available From ERIC 

Be the first to leave a comment!

This space is for comments to help us enhance our existing data for collection items. Comments are only reviewed by staff on a monthly basis. All enquiries should be sent via the Feedback or the Ask a Librarian links located at the top right hand side of this page.

Add your comment (you will be asked to log in)
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.