Online Learning Update

June 29, 2015

E-Portfolios Link Academic Achievements to Career Success

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am

By Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

When the School of Business at Portland State University launched a brand new online business degree program focused on leadership and management for working professionals, the intent was to experiment with new kinds of learning to enhance students’ professional, academic and career development. Looking for a way to link students’ academic achievements to career success, the school turned to e-portfolios as a key component in the program. And students will carry those portfolios beyond graduation: In their third year of the three-year program, they will port a version of their e-portfolio content into a career-oriented social sharing site. Here’s how Portland State wove e-portfolios into the curriculum from the ground up.

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