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Blown to Bits

August 21, 2014
"You'll discover ten paradoxical truths about digital data, and learn how those truths are overturning centuries-old assumptions about privacy, identity, and personal control.
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CompTIA

August 21, 2014
A website to explore IT jobs
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About CompTIA

August 21, 2014
Information and background on CompTIA. CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
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Information Technology

August 21, 2014
"IT career resources from The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc)."
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The Global Search for Education: If not the SAT, What?

August 21, 2014
Huffington Post article on The College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA/CLA) and interview with assessment researchers and developers.
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Fostering 21st century critical thinkers- CWRA +

August 21, 2014
Put out by CAE, a nonprofit testing organization, this article discusses testing, specifically the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) &College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA).
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CWRA Scoring Criteria

August 21, 2014
Scoring criteria for the CWRA exam http://www.collegiatelearningassessment.org/files/CWRAScoringCriteria.pdf  READ MORE

CWRA alignment with Common Core

August 21, 2014
A list of specific knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) that are both covered by the Common Core and are embedded in CWRA+ tasks.
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Fueling the Race to Postsecondary Success

August 18, 2014
A 48-Institution Study of Prior Learning Assessment and Adult Student Outcomes. Prior Learning Assessment, or PLA, is an important and often overlooked strategy for helping adults progress towards a [college] degree. PLA is the process by which many colleges evaluate for academic credit the college-level knowledge and skills an individual has gained outside of the classroom, including employment, military training/service, travel, hobbies, civic activities, and volunteer service.\n\nThe data… READ MORE

Pathways to Success

August 11, 2014
Pathways to Success: Integrating Learning with Life and Work to Increase National College Completion. A research article on college completion.
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