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Wednesday, February 3 • 13:45 - 14:15
(On-demand session released) The Intersection of Post-Secondary Credits, Career Development and Prior-Learning – 45 minutes

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What if there was a way for your mature students and clients to receive university credit for what they learned through work and life? How could receiving post-secondary credit for this learning impact their formal education? Their career development post-COVID (in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution)? This session answers these questions through exploring the PLAR (prior learning assessment and recognition) program at Thompson Rivers University.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn how PLAR impacts completion rates, gpa, and career development.
  • Challenge the mindset "learning can ONLY be done in PSI".
  • Learn rigorous assessment methods for assessing informal and non-formal education.

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Susan Forseille

Director, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, Thompson Rivers University
As the TRU Director of PLAR (prior learning assessment and recognition), 22 years as a career-educato, and an enthusiastic researcher, Susan Forseille has been privileged to research multiple intersections of career development and education.


Wednesday February 3, 2021 13:45 - 14:15 EST