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The recognition of prior learning in higher education: the case of the University of the Western Cape.

Hendricks, Mohammed Natheem

Abstract:
This research is an attempt to determine the extent to which the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in higher education promotes social transformation. Through analysing the case study of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) RPL programme, some conclusions on this matter were drawn. This research, a qualitative study, analyses key official documents, institutional reports, learning portfolios - produced by RPL candidates wherin they narrated their autobiographical learning histories - extensively. In addition, qualitative data were incorporated into this study to assist in the construction of the context within which RPL is being offered .

Full text available as: http://etd.uwc.ac.za/usrfiles/modules/etd/docs/etd_init_3801_1175148832.pdf

 


Document Title: The recognition of prior learning in higher education: the case of the University of the Western Cape.
Academic Department: Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
University: University of the Western Cape
City: Cape Town
No. of Pages: 155


Date:2001
Document Type:Thesis (Not Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Contributory Studies and Research Approaches
Country:South Africa
Keywords:Accreditation, South Africa, Universities, Colleges, Curriculum Changes


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Rights:Copyright: University of the Western Cape
Date Added:10 March 2010


The recognition of prior learning in higher education: the case of the University of the Western Cape.