Credit

DEFINITION 1: Credit for learning outcomes’ (credit) means a set of learning outcomes of an individual which have been assessed and which can be accumulated towards a qualification or transferred to other learning programmes or qualifications.

SOURCE: European Union (2009). Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 on the establishment of a European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) (Text with EEA relevance) (2009/C 155/02).

HYPERLINK: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32009H0708(02)&from=EN

DEFINITION 2:  A set of learning outcomes of an individual that have been assessed and can be accumulated towards a qualification or transferred to other learning programmes or qualifications.

SOURCE:  Ploteus Glossary, European Commission, -European Union.

HYPERLINK: https://ec.europa.eu/ploteus/glossary

DEFINITION 3: Unit in which the successful completion of courses or modules is earned and documented during and at the end of an educational programme. Credits express the volume of learning based on the workload students typically need in order to achieve the expected learning objectives.

SOURCE:  UIS Glossary, UIS-UNESCO.

HYPERLINK: http://uis.unesco.org/en/glossary
 

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