CCDS1200 Earning Credit for Life and Work Experience

This course guides students through the preparation and compilation of components required for creating a prior learning assessment portfolio. The portfolio provides evidence that students have achieved college level learning outcomes required in courses taught at Hennepin Technical College (HTC). After completing the course and their portfolio, faculty will assess learning outcomes to determine college level credit.

Credits

1

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment OR ENGL0921 and basic computer literacy skills required

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Map prior learning experiences that demonstrate college level learning
Differentiate between experience and learning
Write a reflective career or professional statement that is free from grammar and spelling errors
Generate college-level learning narratives that connect your prior learning experiences to college level learning
Organize and present supporting documentation in a persuasive way
Evaluate peer writing assignments through effective proof reading and critical thinking skills

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1

lab:

0