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 14, 2017
6 Examples of Liberal Arts ePortfolios premium
For students with a liberal arts degree, it can be difficult to find a job after graduation. This could be a result of a number of factors: Unlike career-specific majors like nursing or engineering, the challenge in identifying what profession or industry to pursue, identifying the work-relevant skills and competencies that they’ve learned might be […]
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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 13, 2017
The Best Way to Compete with People Who Lie on Resumes premium
Hiring managers see a lot of resumes so it can be maddening trying to figure out how to set yours apart from the pile. But if you’re thinking about creatively padding (aka, lying) on your resume, think again. Seasoned hiring managers are good at separating fact from fiction, so don’t think your four years spent […]
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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
Meet Chris: Senior UI Engineer – Making Portfolium Pixel Perfect premium
Welcome back to our latest blog series dedicated to getting to know the people at Portfolium (or Planet Portfolium)! Our third interview will be with our Senior UI Engineer, Chris Guerrero. Strap on your space boots while you find out how Chris made the move from a polysci major to UI ninja / resident barista at […]
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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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July 9, 2017
Top Talent from Georgia State University premium
85+ years of research tells us that work samples are the #1 indicator of potential and future job performance – making them incredibly valuable assets for employers looking to hire students coming out of college. Work samples have the power to bring stories to life, forge meaningful connections between people, and to shine a spotlight […]
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July 7, 2017
5 Examples of Business ePortfolios premium
What makes business a unique field of study? Business is considered to be the fallback degree for those who couldn’t decide what to major in when starting college. It could be argued that many of us will eventually learn the fundamentals of business so why devote four years to it? On the contrary, shouldn’t students […]
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