Students who have achieved the specific learning outcomes of Normandale coursework by virtue of work experience, job training, volunteer service, or other sources may request that credit be granted for learning as demonstrated in a supporting portfolio. Students participate in a self-paced course that guides them through the process of compiling a portfolio demonstrating achievement of specific Normandale course-related learning outcomes. The online course is offered by LearningCounts.org and is available online through the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning at www.learningcounts.org.
Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss their prior experience and how learning gained through it might apply to Normandale coursework. Learning outcomes for Normandale courses can be accessed at www.normandale.edu/academics/common-course-outline.html.