Jessica Kindred

Reaping the Harvest of Work-Based Learning

Jessica Berit Kindred


This paper presents a sociocultural approach to prior learning portfolio development, including a discussion of the unique characteristics of work-based learning and the challenges they present to the portfolio process. Strategies are described for eliciting adult students’ work-based learning.

Keywords: Prior learning assessment, portfolio strategies, Vygotsky, sociocultural approach, work-based learning, adult students

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