Purdue students use tech to demonstrate experiential learning

Online portfolios help students showcase their learning experiences and skills.

learning-portfolioCareer-minded Purdue University Calumet students intent on impressing prospective employers with the fruits of their Purdue education will be able to do so in a more accessible manner using a new resource that goes beyond the traditional résumé.

Purdue Calumet announced in mid-May that it has contracted with educational service provider Seelio to help students showcase their academic accomplishments and provide immediate access to projects and publications via multimedia online portfolios.

Essentially, students will be able to use their portfolio to readily demonstrate successful hands-on learning.

(Next page: How the online learning portfolios work)

Laura Ascione