November 10, 2017
HigherEd & EdTech Insights and News Nov 10, 2017 premium
Welcome back to Portfolium’s ongoing blogging series that gives you an in-depth review of what’s been going on in the world of highered and edtech. In this week’s article, we will be looking at a wide variety of topics: microlearning in the workplace, blockchain’s role in edtech, synergies between micro-credentials and eportfolios, and how augmented […]
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November 3, 2017
HigherEd & EdTech Insights and News Nov 3, 2017 premium
This week’s blog is going to take you into the world of higher education and show you some of the recent and trending developments. We will be showing you e-Learning portfolio must-haves, a blockchain-safe badging system, and even some student jobs that guarantee weekends off. Each of these articles were carefully curated by us and proved to be […]
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November 2, 2017
Project Editor Update Helps Users Create Richer ePortfolios premium
Over the next few days, Portfolium users will wake up to a completely redesigned Project Editor built for a more intuitive experience and allowing users to upload richer projects and work samples. Students, educators, and professional users made it clear the user experience of the previous project editor left much to be desired. The Portfolium […]
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October 27, 2017
HigherEd Insights October 2017 premium
Hi there, In this week’s blog post, we’re excited to share with you some of the most trending industry developments in the higher-ed and edtech fields, as well as some developing student trends. From the emerging field of digital badging, to a web-based game that helps students with finances, this post will take you through the […]
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October 18, 2017
AppLovin Uses ePortfolios to Hire Recent Graduates premium
When AppLovin views potential candidates, they often view their ePortfolios and resumes quite differently.   The Resume Problem Many entry-level candidates are assessed by recruiters on the basis of the university they attended and their GPA alone. But resume data of this sort leaves a lot unsaid about a candidate. What skills do they actually […]
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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 31, 2017
3 of the Best Places to Work in Seattle, Washington premium
The idea of moving to a new city after graduation can be equal parts exciting and scary. Before you pack up your possessions and move to parts unknown, read our posts on some of the best places to work in major cities across the U.S. We’ve got the lowdown on Denver and this week we’re […]
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August 22, 2017
The University of Minnesota Rochester Selects Portfolium Assessment + Canvas LMS premium
The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMN) is implementing Portfolium Assessment to centralize the collection, archival, and assessment of learning artifacts in connection with its accreditation management and reporting needs. As UMN Rochester modernized its LMS platform by selecting Canvas by Instructure, the timing was perfect to sync with a Canvas-integrated system to bring assessment data, rubrics, and […]
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August 20, 2017
Assessment without Boundaries for Learning without Limits premium
It’s been said that solar eclipses represent new beginnings, and so it’s especially fitting that today we announce the launch of Portfolium Assessment, marking a new beginning and a very big day for Portfolium, our partner institutions, and millions of students around the world. Every student deserves an education that will help them meet their goals: Academic […]
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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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July 19, 2017
Why Playing Capture the Flag Will Make You a Better Hacker premium
The goals of Capture the Flag are simple: outthink, outwit, outhack. If you run in cyber circles you already know how to play: Apply real-world hacking tools to infiltrate a computer system, find intentionally placed vulnerabilities, and exploit them to capture a “flag”—a string of code that proves you discovered the flaw. “There’s a whole […]
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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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