October 12, 2017
Santa Clara University Migrates to Portfolium’s ePortfolio and Assessment Software premium
Santa Clara University (SCU) has selected Portfolium to provide ePortfolios to more than 9,000 students and assessment software to faculty, campus-wide. SCU chose to migrate to Portfolium because of the convenience for faculty to assess artifacts through a Canvas integration and in order to provide an ongoing platform for student reflection. “We hope use of […]
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August 23, 2017
Measuring the Unmeasurable with Digital Portfolios premium
There are not many experiences that compare to commencement speeches, not only for students but faculty as well. An undoubted air of hope and expectation fills the room as speakers pass along advice for how to trudge forward in the world outside of college. Using their newly-earned college degree as a stepping-stone for a career […]
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August 23, 2017
Student Success Starts with College Completion premium
There is plenty of evidence to support the claim that students who complete their college education have a far better chance of succeeding in their careers and lives—more so than their peers who do not finish. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports students who graduate with a two- or four-year degree can expect […]
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August 9, 2017
Career Services Rebranding at The University of Tennessee premium
While career services have long been part of college campuses, getting students to grace their threshold has been a little trickier. And it is not that students don’t care about their academic career or what happens after they graduate. Rather, it’s a misunderstanding about what is available and how it can play an important role […]
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August 8, 2017
The University of St. Thomas Partners with Portfolium to Measure Learning in New Educational Offering premium
Portfolium, an ePortfolio network that enables students to capture, curate, and convert skills into job offers, announced today that they have partnered with the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. The school is launching a new two-year college and selected two Portfolium products – Career Readiness and Portfolium Assessment – for their digital toolkit. Founded in […]
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August 2, 2017
Career Services Rebranding at Stanford University premium
As we discussed last week, career services departments on college and university campuses across the country are looking for tangible ways to connect with current students to help them develop academically and also maintain a connection as they become alumni in the workforce. For most, it starts with rebranding the overall image of career services. […]
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July 26, 2017
Career Services Rebranding at Miami University premium
Often there is a disconnect between students and career services. Students complain career services aren’t doing enough to help them prepare for life beyond college. At the same time, career services point out that most students aren’t doing their part and putting in the effort needed to get the most of what’s being offered. The […]
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July 19, 2017
Why Digital Beats Paper When It Comes to Portfolios premium
There is something appealing about a paper portfolio—from being able to feel the texture and quality of the paper used, to having a tangible product to hold. And while a well-designed paper portfolio is certainly a work of art, it begs the questions: in this digital age, is it practical? Like many facets of academia, […]
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July 18, 2017
5 Reasons to Redefine your ePortfolio Strategy premium
The use of ePortfolios in academic settings has proven beneficial for educators, students, and employers alike, but not every ePortfolio strategy lives up to the hype. That’s because ePortfolios have shifted in functionality, ease of use, and integration with other education and learning platforms over time, creating legacy systems that simply don’t get the job […]
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July 13, 2017
Scale Alumni Engagement & Advancement Success with Portfolium [Webinar] premium
[Webinar] Scale Alumni Engagement & Advancement Success with Portfolium Thursday, July 20th at 2pm ET / 11am PT Today’s students are tomorrow’s alumni, so smart advancement leaders are creating digital connections with students that stay strong even after graduation. Learn how some of the nation’s largest institutions are creating self-engaging student and alumni networks that […]
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July 12, 2017
6 Essential Components Every ePortfolio Needs premium
When deciding what type of ePortfolio you want your students to create and maintain, it’s best to first decide what its function will be. Much like resumes, they should be tailored and include pertinent information for the desired outcome. However, there are still certain components that are deemed essential to incorporate. Building a Better ePortfolio […]
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July 11, 2017
What is an Open Badge? premium
Digital badges are a significant component of the new wave of competency-based learning in today’s education landscape, and part of the evolution of showing evidence of skills mastery and achievement both in and outside the classroom has been the development of open badges. In 2011, the MacArthur Foundation funded a project taken on by Mozilla […]
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