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Crushing the “Skills Gap” with a Killer Online Portfolio

Crushing the “Skills Gap” with a Killer Online Portfolio

A college portfolio is students’ best opportunity to show graduate schools, employers, and credentialing agencies what they know, how they will act and how they will address real-world problems. A robust academic portfolio can quickly provide confirmation that students have the knowledge and skills they claim. However, without forethought and guidance on choosing the right evidence, students may end up creating a worthless academic portfolio.

Here’s are ten tips for creating a killer college portfolio to make this a huge win for your students…

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The Rise of Competency-based Education

The Rise of Competency-based Education

Having joined the education vernacular in the 1960s, CBE (competency-based education), is experiencing a resurgence in interest and popularity. Attention on accountability in higher education, student learning outcomes and a related focus on outcomes-based assessment has brought new energy into the CBE movement. Other factors, including the rise of for-profit universities, the increasing numbers of non-traditional students, the desire to move students to degree completion more quickly and even the effort to provide a more transparent and personalized learning experience all contribute to this growing movement.

So, when it comes to competency-based education, what are the challenges and opportunities for higher education institutions to assess and achieve optimal student learning?

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eCampusNews: Higher Ed Trends for 2017

We were fortunate again this year to to be asked to offer our year-end commentary to eCampusNews, as well as predict education trends for the new year. In this year’s 14 Hot Higher Ed Trends for 2017, educators and tech leaders, including our CEO Geoff Irvine, take a... read more

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