PLA Inside Out: An International Journal on Theory, Research and Practice in Prior Learning Assessment

PLA Inside Out (PLAIO) is the first scholarly online journal entirely devoted to the recognition and assessment of prior experiential learning.

Vol 2, No 2 (2014): PLA and Workplace Learning

Table of Contents


Back to Work: PLA/PLAR and Workplace Learning PDF
Nan L. Travers, Alan Mandell

Invited Essays

A Model Concerning the Assessment of Knowledge and Skills in the Workplace PDF
Leif Berglund
Prior Learning Assessment Strategies for Workplace Learning: Translating Practice Into Theory PDF
Robin R. Millar, Sarah Miller

Inquiry (Peer-Reviewed)

Reaping the Harvest of Work-Based Learning PDF
Jessica Berit Kindred
A Case Study in the Development of a Work-Based Learning and the Possibility of Transfer to Continental European Universities: The WBIS program at the University of Chester, England PDF
Jon Talbot


Breaking Down the Silos: An Interview With Bonnie Kennedy PDF
Nan L. Travers, Alan Mandell
Shifting Grounds: An Interview with Pam Tate PDF
Nan L. Travers, Alan Mandell

Practice Today

Workplace Learning Recognition: Make Faculty Part of the Plan PDF
Janice M. Karlen
Thinking of Doing PDF
Thomas Kerr
The Prior Learning Assessment Expansion Initiative of the University of Wisconsin System: A System Approach to Delivering a Culture in Which PLA Can Thrive PDF
Diane Treis Rusk, Lauren Smith


Where Context is King: Prior Learning Assessment in the Workplace PDF
Becky Klein-Collins, Laura Winters

Ask A Question

What are your thoughts on current and future trends in the evaluation of workplace learning? PDF
Tina Grant, Judy Harris, Mary Beth Lakin, Lisa Sax Mahoney, Anne Murphy, Ruth Whittaker


Holding Tight or at Arm’s Length: How Higher Education Regional Accrediting Bodies Address PLA
Becky Klein-Collins
Random Access: The Latino Student Experience with Prior Learning Assessment
Becky Klein-Collins, Richard Olson
Beyond the Skills Gap: Making Education Work for Students, Employers, and Communities
Mary Alice McCarthy
Recognition of Prior Learning in Health Care: From a Caring Ideology and Power, to Communicative Action and Recognition PDF
Fredrik Sandberg
Global Learning Qualifications Framework
Nan L. Travers

ISSN: 2333-3588