July 4, 2017
What is Competency-based Education? premium
In search of actionable methods to make higher education more affordable and more aligned with the needs of students today, competency-based education, or CBE, has come on the scene as a viable solution. Like other new concepts in college and university settings, however, several different definitions of CBE exist which make sit challenging to truly […]
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June 29, 2017
Student Success: A New Blueprint for Engagement & Measurement [Webinar] premium
[Webinar] Student Success: A New Blueprint for Engagement & Measurement Thursday, July 13th at 2pm ET / 11am PT Learn how Salve Regina University is taking a holistic, digital approach to motivating and equipping students to adapt to college life, stay the course, and thrive in their transition to the workforce. In this 60 minute […]
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June 28, 2017
8 Ways ePortfolios Benefit Advisors and Students premium
When it comes to ePortfolios, often the main focus is on the partnership between students and faculty/staff. Today, we’re looking at the benefits of including advisors in the pedagogical process. This is especially needed if a student is not coming from a K-12 environment where ePortfolios are the norm. He/she will need the proper guidance […]
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June 27, 2017
What is a Micro-Credential? premium
  In today’s higher education environment, there seems to be a new term or buzz word swirling around each and every day. Some may not be worth a second look, but others, like micro-credentials, deserve a little extra attention. In a recent survey of human resource managers spanning multiple industries, 95% said they were interested […]
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June 21, 2017
Which Assessment Works Best for Your Students’ ePortfolios? premium
An ePortfolio is an ever-evolving organic creation; providing the evidence of student’s learning and the individual’s reflection of his/her work. However, for ePortfolios to have a meaningful impact, (as opposed to being simply a requirement students meet) they must be assessed on a regular basis. Today, we will look at five types of assessment that […]
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June 20, 2017
Using ePortfolios and Canvas premium
Several tools exist to help students and educators create and sustain a competency-based education environment, not the least of which are Canvas and ePortfolios. As a powerful learning management system, Canvas is designed as a platform focused on the needs of educators today, with simple to use software, adaptable configuration, and countless reliable features that […]
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June 14, 2017
How ePortfolios Complement NACE Competencies premium
In the last decade or so, defining the extent to which graduating students are prepared to enter the workforce has become an important discussion shared by the students themselves, educators, and legislators. Career readiness was quickly coined as a term used to quantify the value of one’s education, but little had been done to break […]
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June 14, 2017
How ePortfolios Play a Key Role in Reflective Learning premium
As Ferris Bueller famously said, ‘Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.’ The same can be said for students, who are often too busy with various other school and social-related activities to spend time reflecting on what they’ve learned, or even their own […]
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June 7, 2017
Why Your Students Should Have an ePortfolio premium
There is a lot of talk about the benefits of an ePortfolio at the college and university levels. Truth is, an ePortfolio can benefit students no matter their grade level. As such, faculty and administrators should be encouraging their students not only to craft an ePortfolio, but also to understand all the ways it can […]
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