Eportfolio as a High-Impact Practice

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

The following video shares a discussion George Kuh had at the Center for Engaged Learning’s Conference on “Excellent Practices in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.”  In 2008, Kuh published a book defining a set of educational practices research demonstrated had a significant impact on student success. His ten high-impact practices have a tremendous impact on higher education.… Continue reading

New issue of Peer Review is dedicated to Eportfolios

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

The Association of American Colleges and Universities just released the latest issue of Peer Review. The Summer 2016 issue, titled Advancing Equity and Student Success through Eportfolios, is dedicated to Eportfolios. It “chronicles the current landscape of how colleges and universities are using eportfolios and will sketch out a vision for using eportfolios in the… Continue reading

Adding a LinkedIn™ public profile badge

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

Following up on a previous post, “Adding your LinkedIn™ profile to your ePortfolio” LinkedIn has now made it very easy to add your public profile badge to a blog, online resume/e-portfolio or a website. Promote yourself by selecting one of their LinkedIn™ image buttons. It is very simple, check out Create a public profile badge.

Defining ePortfolio

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

“Higher education still has not embraced the potential of eportfolios to serve as the basis for a re-thinking of an institution’s approach to learning.” Trent Batson Check out Trent Batson’s recent blog posting: Defining “ePortfolio”: Four Ways of Seeing an ePortfolio. He talks about the four contexts in which ePortfolio have significance. Learning Institutional assessment… Continue reading

A new site for ePortfolio Resources and Research

Published on: Author: Nancy O'Laughlin

The University of DE participated in a three-year collaboration with 23 other institutions culminating in a new site for ePortfolio resources and research, the Catalyst for Learning site. I hope you will take some time to look at this new resource. I am particularly excited to share the work UD did in this project, especially… Continue reading