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Designing for Academic Credit

In the post-Millennial world of ISD, two areas often demanding the attention of designers—but seldom mentioned in instructional design training, publications, or conferences—are building courses for college credits and making sure courses are designed to facilitate the awarding of experiential learning credits. Both of these design specialties are increasingly being used to expand the ability of students to receive college credit for being able to demonstrate college-level learning from life experience and traditional noncredit or continuing education participation. The design requirements for experiential learning purposes are much less demanding than those for credit recommendation courses and knowing the difference ...

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