Awarding credit for college-level learning achieved outside the classroom helps widen access and accelerate degree and certificate completion. Supporting these positive outcomes requires well-thought-out implementation, effective promotion, and skillful process management. With multiple approaches to awarding credit for prior learning (CPL), the need for real-time collaboration, analytics, and reporting is amplified.

In partnership with colleges in West Virginia and Massachusetts working under multi-million dollar Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants, fivestar* developed two platforms to help institutions manage and promote CPL as well as engage, inform, and help adult students navigate the process.

How do you best identify the right solution?

fivestar* offers a technology pilot program so you can select and assess which technology solution supports your institution's approach to assessing, evaluating, and awarding credit. With a pilot, you can test and refine your approach before committing full-scale financial investment and personnel resources involved with a complete system rollout.

Take your ideas for a test-drive.

To confirm the best technology solution for your credit for prior learning model, fivestar* experts will help you create use case scenarios, test assumptions, and prepare for deployment for your chosen platform:

  • Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) Platform for Increased Enrollment
  • Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) Platform for Accelerated Completion

With fivestar* technology supporting your prior learning program, you can streamline the process of assessing prior learning, coordinate portfolio coaching, and promote your initiative through an engaging public website. With a pilot, you can lower risk, validate merit, and perform a ‘dress rehearsal’ of a complete rollout in a controlled, but live, environment.

Want to learn more? Download our Pilot Program Kit for more information.

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