2013 Presentations

Session Presentation Title Presenter(s)
Preconference Workshop PLA Theory and Practice Alan Mandell, SUNY Empire State College
Theresa Hoffman, PLA Consulting
Keynote 1 Reconsidering the Carnegie Unit Elena Silva, Carnegie Foundation
Breakout 1 Competency Map Jeff Grann, Capella University
Deborah Bushway, Capella University
Breakout 1 Doing Research on PLA Alan Mandell, SUNY Empire State College
Nan Travers, SUNY Empire State College
Breakout 1 PLAgiarism: Academic Honesty PLA Sara Leiste, Capella University
Breakout 2 Training Program to College Credit Regina Riccioni, Thomas Edison State College
Rachael Cooper, Thomas Edison State College
Breakout 2 Competency-Based Assessments Judith Wertheim, CAEL
Breakout 2 Permission to Write Jessica Kindred, The College of New Rochelle
Breakout 3 Assessing All Learning Nan Travers, SUNY Empire State College
Amy McQuigge, SUNY Empire State College
Breakout 3 Developing a PLA Program: Nuts and Bolts Theresa Hoffman, PLA Consulting
Breakout 3 The Best of Both Worlds: Creating Pathways From Apprenticeship to College Degrees Jeanine Nagrod, Rutgers University
Beth Arman, Community College of Baltimore County
Holly Moore, South Seattle Community College
Keynote 2 Looking Back: 25 Years of the National Institute Marc Singer, Thomas Edison State College
Todd Siben, Thomas Edison State College
William J Seaton, Thomas Edison State College
Debbi Dagavarian, Richard Stockton College of NJ
Alan Mandell, SUNY Empire State College
Breakout 4 DoIKnowYouU.com: Validating MOOC Learning for College Credit Ruth Olmsted, Excelsior College
Tina Grant, National College Credit Recommendation Service
Devon Ritter, The Saylor Fondation
Breakout 4 The New World of PLAs: Re-examining your PLA Program Nan Travers, SUNY Empire State College
Marnie Evans, SUNY Empire State College
Breakout 4 Warriors to Workforce Gregory Ochoa, Mount St. Mary's University
Edwared Nolan, Mount St. Mary's University
Breakout 5 Revisiting the Definition of the Non-Traditional Adult Learner Adrian Zappala, Peirce College
Breakout 5 PLA and Transformative Learning Alan Mandell, SUNY Empire State College
Breakout 5 Exploration of the Degree Qualifications Profile Debra Bean, National University
Breakout 6 (Roundtable1) Electronic Mentoring: What is it? Roberta Gentry, University of Mary Washington
Breakout 6 (Roundtable2) Federal Standard 4.1 Doug Flor, Northeastern University
Breakout 6 (Roundtable3) Opportunities for Training for Professional Development in PLA Antoinette Lewis, Thomas Edison State College
Spotlight Session Credit Exporting and Importing Burck Smith, StraighterLine
Breakout 7 Creating a Culture-Shift for Assessment-Based Program Improvement Leslie Griffin, Delta State University
Cheryl Cummins, Delta State University
Joseph Garrison, Delta State University
Breakout 7 What Can You Do With a MOOC? Janice Karlen, CUNY, LaGuardia Community College
Breakout 7 Two for the Price of One Cathy Delametter, Middle Tennessee State University
Breakout 8 Historical Review and Future Directions of PLA at Texas State University Todd Sherron, Texas State University
Carrie Boden-McGill, Texas State University
Stever Springer, Texas State University
Breakout 8 Ensuring Academic Integrity with Online Proctoring Luke Brymer, ProctorU
Breakout 8 A Paradigm Shift: Higher Education's Shift from Luxury to Necessity Dennis Devery, Thomas Edison State College
Closing Session Moving Forward Regina Riccioni, Thomas Edison State College
Marc Singer, Thomas Edison State College
NI 25 year photos History Picture loop