Student Success Blog For Educators


July 25, 2018

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Partners with Portfolium for Assessment & ePortfolios

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) has chosen Portfolium’s Student Success platform to assess students’ learning artifacts while helping students share those same artifacts with employers as proof of competencies and skills.


Portfolium’s ePortfolio technology will help students maintain lifelong access to curricular and co-curricular learning artifacts in order to reflect on their skills and navigate their career journeys. These skill-tagged artifacts can then be leveraged by students to land internship and employment opportunities through Portfolium’s unique social network and TalentMatch features.


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Staff and faculty will also benefit from the partnership through Portfolium’s Assessment software, allowing faculty the ability to conduct direct, authentic assessments of student work samples to accurately measure student learning outcomes. Portfolium’s intuitive assessment tools also include customizable rubrics, curriculum mapping and easy one-click reporting.


Portfolium’s seamless integration with the Canvas LMS was a key decision point for USAO in selecting the Student Success platform, along with Portfolium’s “easy-to-use platform and integrated assessment capabilities,” as cited by Kelly Brown, Vice President of Library & Information Technology Services at USAO.


“At Portfolium, we understand the importance of solidifying the connection between learning and opportunity in order to realize definitive Student Success,” said Troy Markowitz, VP of Academic Partnerships at Portfolium, “This is why we are thrilled to provide the metrics and platform needed to make that a reality at USAO.”


Portfolium is the world’s fastest growing Student Success Network. 3,600+ colleges, universities and high schools use Portfolium to manage and align competency assessment, student success, and career readiness programs. Portfolium’s academic solutions plug students into an open ecosystem of employers, mentors, educators, and peers around the world. Our 4M+ users are linked to internships, jobs, and lifelong learning opportunities via ePortfolios that showcase their proven competencies. To learn more about Portfolium's network for learners and solutions for educators, visit: https://portfolium.com  


The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, or USAO, is a public liberal arts college located in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Founded in 1908, USAO is the only public college in Oklahoma with a strictly liberal arts-focused curriculum and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. For more information, please visit: https://usao.edu/


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