U. of Akron to Help Students Test Out of Courses

For many colleges, it isn't easy to figure out how—or whether—to award academic credit for learning that occurs outside the classroom. But as institutions look to raise completion rates, be more responsive to the needs of adult learners, and deal with pressing questions about competencies and cost, solving the prior-learning puzzle has taken on new urgency.

With that challenge in mind, the University of Akron next month will roll out a new tutorial-based program aimed at