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Glossary of ALE Terms

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Applied Learning

Applied learning in the context of this initiative is as follows:

Applied Learning Experiences engage students in real-world situations requiring them to put into action the knowledge and skills they are developing through academic coursework. These experiences help students connect academic learning to the real world, enabling them to obtain and enhance the knowledge and skills required for employment, further education, and active participation in local communities.


A scoring tool used to assess performance.

A rubric facilitates consistency in evaluation and specifies the evaluation criteria to the one being assessed.