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We are proud to announce a new service for Franklin University students.
The Franklin University Learning Exchange is a convenient tool that enables students to collect certificates, military training, advanced placement, proficiency tests and other learning experiences for evaluation toward college credit. The web-based platform makes student materials easy to access, modify, and even share with potential employers for career consideration.
The most frequently asked question we get from students: Do you give credit for that?
It starts with your résumé. Enter The Learning Exchange, create your profile and upload your résumé and other supporting information. Students will work with a mentor to 1) explore opportunities for prior learning credit and 2) suggest additional credit opportunities.
Take a moment to watch a quick overview.
What do you have to lose, except time and money saved toward your degree?
Don’t put it off. During this introductory period, we are currently waiving fees for current Franklin students.
Visit The Franklin University Learning Exchange today!
Take advantage of this unique offer to save time and money toward your degree.
Do you give credit for that... ? This is easily the most popular question we receive from students.
You can easily, explore some of the ways Franklin awards credit for prior work experience, certifications, or military and professional training.
That, or we invite you - at no charge and with no commitment to
1. Enter The Learning Exchange
2. Upload your Resume, to be reviewed by a Mentor
The mentor will offer suggestions and helpful tips, based your individual experience and background.
A portfolio evaluation is a demonstration of your learning, as it relates to course learning outcomes. Students taking thecourse must demonstrate their competence through reading, assignments, participation, exams, papers, and other items. You will need to do the same with your portfolio.
Sample Portfolio for Credit
Reflection Paper (according to APA Guidelines)
1. Why are you pursuing portfolio credit?
2. Why are you a good candidate for portfolio credit?
4. Letters of Recommendation
5. Address course outcomes
For Each Outcome
1. Your Background
2. 2-3 specific examples
3. Artifacts for support
4. Demonstrate every and all learning outcomes
5. Tie experiences to learning outcomes
6. Include 3rd party verification when you can (supervisor, etc)
It starts with your resume - no charge and no commitment - enter The Learning Exchange today!
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org