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The Future Is Here: New Brief Examines Enhanced Role of Learning Recognition

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Topics: Prior Learning Assessments (PLA), Social justice, WICHE, COVID-19

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has published the latest in a series of briefs that are part of a landscape analysis made possible by funding from Strada Education Network and Lumina Foundation. The studies focus on policy and practice issues related to the recognition of prior learning. 

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A Commitment to Doing More

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Topics: Social justice

Thanks to Horace Mann, an early champion of public education in America, education is viewed as “the great equalizer” and “the balance wheel of the social machinery.” It would be convenient and comforting to point to Mann’s famous declaration and conclude that we are doing enough in the struggle for racial equality.

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‘Conversations With CAEL’: Adult Learner Alphur Willock

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Topics: Adult Student Success, Employee Motivation, career development, Adult Learning Success, Student Stories

In between raising six kids, thwarting carjackers (more on that later), and working full time, widowed father Alphur Willock (who goes by “Slim”) has somehow found time to take advantage of work-based degree programs. Recently, he completed a B.S. in computer science from Pace University, a Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) institutional member. It was just the latest step in a learning journey that intertwines career and coursework.

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‘Conversations With CAEL’: Amy Belcastro, Ph.D. of Southern Oregon University

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Amy Belcastro, Ph.D., is a professor with Southern Oregon University (SOU). Recently, CAEL chatted with her about some of the strides SOU is taking to serve adult working learners.

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