Coverage: The dark side of higher ed’s ePortfolios-what really happened

By Geoff Irvine on Friday, April 28, 2017

Pre-dating the widespread use of blogs and personal websites, the 1990s era ePortfolio inspired storytelling about lifelong learning and everything that entails: formal schooling, personal reflection, career planning, presentations of evidence to assist in life transitions, and snapshots of abilities and character. This generalized use–the ability to do many things reasonably well–made the ePortfolio a likely candidate for long-term survival.

But this did not happen.

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Coverage - Chalk & Wire makes assessment easier across higher ed programs

By University Business on Wednesday, March 01, 2017

“For the first time in any ePortfolio-enabled assessment platform, faculty can grade for their specific course and also offer their expert opinion about how far each student has progressed towards graduation attributes envisioned by the institution,” said Geoff Irvine, CEO, Chalk & Wire. “This is a game-changing opportunity to test student skills gained across whole programs or an entire general education offering, which can lead to discussions about ongoing program review and improvement.”

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Press Release - Valid Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes Even Easier Across Higher Education

By Chalk & Wire on Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Eliminating double assessment, Chalk & Wire now allows the inclusion of outcomes-only criteria into task-based rubrics. This permits grades and learning outcomes to be addressed in the same instrument at the same time.

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Generational Skills Gap We Helped Create – Looking to the Future of Learning

By Geoff Irvine, CEO on Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The AAC&U released a survey that corroborated what everyone already knew: a huge gap exists between the perceptions of students and employers about work readiness, particularly as it relates to generational study and work skills.

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14 hot higher ed trends for 2017

By Geoff Irvine, CEO on Tuesday, January 03, 2017

eCampus News: Educators and tech leaders—including Chalk & Wire’s Geoff Irvine—look back on 2016; predict where higher ed trends in teaching and learning will head this new year.

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