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Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Portfolio


 

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) by Portfolio

Polk State College allows learners to receive college credit through portfolio development for prior learning experiences that do not have a standardized mechanism for college credit evaluation (e.g. external standardized credit-by-exam, articulated licensure, or certification), in accordance with guidelines established by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL).

Assessment by portfolio is a process through which a student documents that college-level learning experiences have been obtained through non-college experiences. Portfolio assessment may result in the award of credit for one or more specific Polk State courses, up to a maximum of 25% of the student's degree program. A fee is assessed for review of the portfolio regardless of whether credit is awarded.

For more information, please see the Prior Learning Assessment webpage at www.polk.edu/pla.