Metropolitan State encourages students to talk to your advisor about learning options that match your goals, learning styles and backgrounds. We offer a variety of learning strategies described in the overview or in details below.
Types of Learning Strategies
Experiential and Student Directed Learning
Builds upon a student's prior knowledge, or provides a way to incorporate experiential learning into future goals.
- Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
- Theory Seminars
- Student Designed Independent Studies (SDIS)
Getting Credit for What You Know is a one-credit course that introduces students to the different forms of experiential and student directed learning.
Provides alternative learning environments such as a variety of web-based courses and faculty or student directed courses.