Pamela Tate: CAEL Influencing higher education reform for contemporary students


Individual Questions:
CAEL’s pioneering work to reduce higher education barriers for students (2:12)
CAEL’s role in helping industry provide navigation help for students to return to college (:35)
How PLA accelerates progress toward degree completion (1:22)
PLA, competency-based education and direct assessment explained (1:59)
Evolution of PLA: progress toward a national set of practices for higher education (2:35)
PLA as a key piece of the College Completion Agenda (1:56)
Relating PLA and student motivation to complete degrees (:54)
Quality, rigor and the important role of faculty in PLA (1:07)
Early adopters of PLA (1:23)
Prior Learning Assessment and Transfer of Credit (2:55)
Forces in higher education creating a more accepting environment for PLA and other innovation (2:16)
PLA as a key tool for 50% of higher education students who cannot afford traditional higher (4:00)
Alternative models of higher education and outcomes-focused quality assurance (5:05)
FutureLink helps students see connections between education and career pathways (5:58)
The need for greater Title IV and GI Bill support for the “3-credit learner.” (3:05)
Learning Counts,, provide information on education and industry coalitions (1:26)
Analysis by Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon (11:41)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0 Produced in conjunction with the Average Guy Podcast Network

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