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Moving from digital portfolios to a domain of one’s own

Digital portfolios are personalized, active, and multimodal. These can take the form of a personalized, web-based collection of work and reflections used to demonstrate key skills and accomplishments for a variety of contexts and time periods. In an earlier post, I detailed the elements of a digital portfolio, and described the benefits for students and educators. This…

BadgeChain Annual Report (2015-2016)

In conjunction with the members of the Core BadgeChain team, I wanted to take a moment to review the work of BadgeChain over the last year and discuss our future path. This post will serve as a comprehensive report of our organization's activities throughout the preceding year (2015-2016). Getting started Almost a year ago Kerri Lemoie…

Simple Steps to Writing Good Research Questions

A good research question guides and focuses your inquiry. Your question should be clear and centered as well as synthesize your thinking and sources. Your research question should also present your argument or hypothesis. Your research question should be something of interest to you. I will typically write 1 to 3 research questions for a given…