Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment

Carolyn N. Stevenson (Purdue University Global, USA)
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Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 306
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5255-0
ISBN13: 9781522552550|ISBN10: 1522552553|EISBN13: 9781522552567
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Description & Coverage
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The rising cost of tuition, increasing competition, and mounting student loan debt has caused educational leaders to rethink degree programs and resources for learners. As such, open educational resources, prior learning assessment, open degree plans, and competency-based learning have gained popularity in the field of higher education.

Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment is a critical scholarly resource that examines teaching and learning materials that learners may freely use and reuse without charge. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as open educational resources, prior learning assessment, and competency-based learning, this book is geared towards educations, professionals, school administrators, researchers, academicians, librarians, and students seeking current research on equity and access to higher education for all learners across the globe.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Education
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Competency-Based Learning
  • Fostering Effective Learning Community in the Online Classroom
  • Online Learning
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Prior Learning Assessment
  • The Role of MOOCs for College Credit
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Editor/Author Biographies

Carolyn Stevenson is a faculty member of Purdue University Global. The veteran educator and qualitative research expert has over 18 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Education with an emphasis in Higher Education. Carolyn Stevenson teaches the bachelor’s capstone in the professional studies degree program and also serves as a faculty advisor. She oversees numerous innovations in curriculum, including competency-based degree programs. She previously worked in publishing for five years before going into higher education teaching and administration. She has been cited for her expertise in online learning, open educational resources, and prior learning. Stevenson is also a reviewer for conference papers and has served on various offices and committees for the American Education Research Association. Publications include a chapter entitled: “Leading across Generations: Issues for Higher Education Administrators” published in the Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education Management, IGI Global; Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for Technical Writers at all Levels, (Martinez, Hannigan, Wells, Peterson, and Stevenson) Revised and Updated Edition, Kaplan Publishing; Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions: Creating Collaborative Experience (with Joanna Bauer), published by IGI Global; Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education (with Lynn Wilson), published by IGI Global; Building Sustainability Through Environmental Education (with Lyn Wilson), published by IGI Global; and Enhancing Education through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment, published by IGI Global.

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