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Credit for Prior Learning: From the Student, Campus, and Industry Perspectives

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Credit for Prior Learning: From the Student, Campus, and Industry Perspectives

November 25, 2013

Credit for prior learning (CPL) allows the nation to capture the large investments made in education and training outside of the traditional classroom. It also helps higher education serve the unique needs of nontraditional students and contribute to the nation’s educational attainment goals.

Drawing on survey responses from campus officials, students who participated in ACE-evaluated training programs, and employers, this research brief presents a snapshot of CPL in action and the areas of focus to increase its successful application.

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