Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Discover Your Value: Turning Experience Into College Credit

Summary

This course provides participants with the opportunity to explore, assess, and document learning mastered through a variety of life experiences. You will be challenged to think holistically and critically about your skills, knowledge, and performance capabilities as they relate to college-level and professional-based learning. Participants will use social media to build personal learning networks that support collaborative learning and cooperative engagement. The focus is on identifying college-level content and preparing an experiential learning portfolio.

Programme

This is the second course in the five-part Career Edge Fullbridge XSeries, designed to prepare student for career success.

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Unit 1 - Self Assessment (Inventory)

Unit 1.0 - Taking Inventory

Unit 1.1 - Investing in Your Own Human Capital

Unit 1.2 - Human Capital and Emotional Intelligence

Unit 1.3 - Blog Prompt

Unit 1.4 - Reflect on a Successful Performance

Unit 1.5 - Learning Preferences and Performace Based Learning

Unit 1.6 - Learning Preferences and Strengths

Unit 2 - Exploration (Honing Skills)

Unit 2.0 - Skills

Unit 2.1 - Personal Learning Environment (PLE)

Unit 2.2 - PLE Discussion

Unit 2.3 - Value Equation Presentation

Unit 2.4 - Case Study

Unit 2.5 - Case Study Discussion

Unit 3 - Documentation (Research)

Unit 3.1 - A Frank Discussion on Plagiarism

Unit 3.2 - ELA and College-level Learning

Unit 3.3 - Timeline

Unit 3.4 - Previous Formal Learning

Unit 3.5 - Kolb's Model of Experiential Learning

Unit 3.6 - Learning Experiences

Unit 4 - Looking Forward (Survey the Land)

Unit 4.0 - Survey the Land

Unit 4.1 - Writing the Learning Narrative for Your Portfolio

Unit 4.2 - Contents for Portfolio

Unit 4.3 - Future Timeline

Unit 4.4 - Identify Courses

Unit 4.5 - Objective Summary

Unit 5 - Building & Organizing

Unit 5.0 - Building & Organizing

Unit 5.1 - Rubric Re

Unit 5.2 - Submit Narrative

Unit 5.3 - Supporting Documentation

Unit 6 - Reing & Revising

Unit 6.0 - Reing & Revising

Unit 6.1 - Procedures

Unit 6.2 - Reflection

Unit 6.3 - Submit Your Portfolio

Learning outcomes

This course will teach you Identify your own learning preferences and describe how they connect to your personal and workplace value, or human capital.

  • Explain how human capital elements (skills, knowledge, behaviors and talent) help identify individual value
  • Draw your own personal learning space based on preferences
  • Identify your personal strengths and areas for growth

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Identify how your human capital inventory pertains to your educational goals.

  • Describe the differences between traditional and experiential learning
  • Identify and articulate your educational goals
  • Organize past and present learning experiences to show how experiences impact your human capital inventory

Create an experiential learning portfolio documenting demonstration of performance.

  • Identify and evaluate discipline areas where learning has been achieved at the college level.
  • Compose an evidence-based narrative of your learning

Teaching-Learning methodology

Course Components:Forums Readings delve into key concepts and scenarios that will help to deepen your understandingAssessments (learning checks, end of section assessments, the final assessment, discussion questions, individual reflection, drag and drop exercises, self-assessments, annotation exercises)

Assessment

There are no formal grades in this course. Throughout the course, you will be asked to post several assignments for your peers to re using rubrics.

  • Soft skills Communication, Learning to learn
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 13 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 10 hours/week
  • Cost Free * See platform for details
  • Providing institution Bellevue University
  • Mooc Platform Canvas
  • Target group Students
  • Instructor Jenny Skinner
  • Level of assistance offered There is an instructor and several faculty members/course designers that will be monitoring and addressing feedback during the course.
  • Keywords Learning to learn, communication, openness for constructive feedback, It basic knowledge, it security