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Formalising informal learning: Assessment and accreditation challenges within disaggregated systems
McGreal, Rory · Conrad, Dianne · Murphy, Angela · Witthaus, Gabi · Mackintosh, Wayne

PublishedApril 2014
JournalOpen Praxis
Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 125-133
Original Publication2014 OCWC Global Conference Selected Papers

ABSTRACT
This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners undertaking post secondary education. It presents some key economic and governance challenges for universities to consider in implementing OER assessment and accreditation policies. It also includes discussion of findings from a small-scale survey conducted by two of the authors on perceptions, practices and policies relating to openness in assessment and accreditation in post secondary institutions, with a particular focus on the OER universitas (OERu) concept.

Keywords accreditation · assessment · disaggregation · Open Educational Resource (OER) · open learning · recognition of prior learning

ISSN2304-070X
RefereedYes
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DOI10.5944/openpraxis.6.2.114
URLhttp://www.openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis/article/view/114
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