New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2020, issue 166, P37-50 2020 DOI: 10.1002/ace.20382 View full text
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Matt Bergman, Ann M. Herd, Ehren R. Green

Abstract: The veteran military‐to‐civilian transition (MCT) process continues to be complex and unwielding. Higher education has an opportunity to ease this transition, but, unfortunately many institutions still miss the mark. One mechanism higher education institutes can incorporate to help with the transition is the use of prior learning assessments or PLA. This chapter explicates the efficacy of PLA for service members undergoing the MCT process, in the context of Military Transition Theory. Through this context, we …

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