Call for Papers

The National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning, which will be held in Atlantic City, NJ June 19-21, 2013, invites proposals for short or full presentations, panel discussions or roundtable discussions that review case studies, research, best practices and lessons learned in the assessment of adult and experiential learning. Tracks include prior learning assessment, credit-by-examination, online learning and testing, blended learning programs, learning outcomes, open educational resources, workforce development, and international perspectives on assessing adult learning. Other topics relevant to assessing adult and experiential learning are also of interest.

Presentations should be designed to stimulate discussion, and will be collected and posted in the National Institute's online proceedings

Deadline for Submission for the 2013 National Institute: January 10, 2013

All presenters are required to register for the Institute and pay the registration fee.

To submit a proposal, send:

  • Abstract title
  • 250-Word Abstract
  • For each presenter please provide:
    • Name of presenter
    • Institutional affiliation
    • Email address
    • Phone number

Please send all proposals to

For information, please contact Marc Singer, Vice Provost, Thomas Edison State University, at, or visit the website at

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