ePortfolios and Gamification

The University of Notre Dame won the Campus Technology 2015 Innovators Awards. Campus Technology published the details in the article Pairing E-Portfolios with Badges to Document information Learning. E-portfolios are an electronic method for displaying learning achievements and examples of work. Badges are electronic methods for displaying proficiency. Some universities provide e-portfolios and badges as […]

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting an LMS

The availability of learning management system (LMS) options can seem endless. According to Market Wired, ”the LMS market is forecasted to be worth $7.83 billion by 2018.” There are proprietary software options as well as free, and even open source software options. Though remember, price does not dictate quality. Nor does free really mean free. […]

Creating Interaction in Online Courses

Over the years there has been controversy over the quality of online versus on-campus courses. However, the enrollment of online education continues to grow. According to Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States approximately, 5.3 million students took at least one online course in fall 2013 which is up 3.7 percent from the […]

Increasing Employee Engagement with Gamification

Gamification is not a new concept, but it has become a more popular trend recently. There have been articles published on Forbes and Huffington Post discussing the use of gamification in the workplace. The use of gamification is becoming a part of corporate culture for some companies. There are several different approaches to implementing gamification. […]