Posts Tagged ‘ Proficiency Exam ’

Fluid Leadership

Nov 24th, 2014 | By
chess pieces

can get results… https://morethansound.net/2014/11/06/leaders-need-many-styles/#.VGDdVPnF-Sp Tweet



Spring 2014 Registration Begins on Monday November 25th!

Oct 29th, 2013 | By
Spring 2014

The Spring Schedules are now available!  Take a look and make your class selections in advance! The SPCE Spring Course Schedule is now available here The Spring Masters of Organizational Leadership schedule is now available here Tweet



LEGO and Leadership

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
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I am a fan of LEGO! Great link below. http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkotter/2013/09/24/leadership-lessons-from-lego/ Tweet



*FREE* Technology Workshops: Evenings & Weekends!

Mar 28th, 2013 | By
IMPACT RegisterWorkshops HERE

Were you anxious to see what we have to offer for evening and weekend workshop options?  We’re pretty excited about the topics!!  We have a great selection of offerings for the rest of the semester.  The entire schedule (day, evening and weekend options are all available on our Workshop Registration Page).  Here is a sampling
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PLA-What can YOU earn? Student Earns 21 Credits!

Mar 11th, 2013 | By
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Do you need general elective credits?  Want to accelerate your degree progress and reduce tuition costs?  Prior Learning Assessment may be the answer.  The amount of credits you can earn will be determined by the experience and skill you have gained throughout your lifetime and to find out where you might stand, you will need to attend one of the free orientations (see below). Rebecca Kowall did.  Rebecca graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Administration. She took full advantage of the PLA opportunity, and because of this, she reached her intended goal to graduate by May 2013.  She successfully earned 21 general elective credits, which saved her just over $11,000 in tuition. Here’s what she has to say about Prior Learning Assessment: The decision to enroll in the PLA course was one of the best decisions I have made
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Using rubrics to assess learning performance

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

I found a blog post recently that seems useful to me. When assessing learner progress toward competence, the author has found this scale to helpful: 4: Advanced (I can use what I learned in a new way) 3: Proficient (I learned the foundational and complex parts and can apply them) 2: Foundational (I know the
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Hindsight…Shared!

Aug 31st, 2012 | By
Juggling

A recent survey of the members of the Lewis University chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda asked the question, “What do you know now that you wish you had known when you started at Lewis?” Here is a look at some of the “hindsight” from this elite group of students: * You can’t underestimate time management
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PLA for a Lewis University Course

Aug 16th, 2012 | By
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In this more limited form of PLA, students at Lewis may apply for credit in a catalog course that meets a major or general education course through a challenge exam or by preparing a portfolio for the course. Not all departments at Lewis accept this form of PLA and the applicant must be able to
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Earn College Credit for What You Already Know!

Aug 10th, 2012 | By
careerservices5

Four ways to earn credit through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning college credit from learning you’ve developed in your work, training, volunteer experiences, self-directed learning projects, and personal life. Credit is not granted for experience but for the college-level learning that is documented. At Lewis University, up to 30 credits of PLA may be awarded and includes: Proficiency exams (CLEP, DSST, AP) Professional training, certifications, and licenses PLA portfolio for University Studies (elective credit) PLA for a Lewis Course Prior Learning Assessment at Lewis University provides a system for working with adult students ( age 24 and up) if they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program offered by the four Colleges or in an accelerated undergraduate program delivered through the School for Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE).   Why PLA? Save time By participating in PLA, a student who studies at
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Meet our Students – Susie Patterson

Jul 17th, 2012 | By
Susie Patterson 7.9.12

One of the reasons I chose the accelerated program (BA, Management) is because of the pace. Lewis offers the ability to condense the classes and takes in consideration the experience of an adult to fulfill general requirements. Lewis also does not make me take classes that are irrelevant to my degree. However, with this aggressive
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