2015 ePortfolio Badges and Awards

Author: Paul Ashenfelter

2015 Notre Dame ePortfolio Badges and Awards

Attention students! Do you want to win money and/or earn a badge for being yourself or doing something unique on your ePortfolio? There are three contests that you can enter in the Spring 2015 semester for a chance at some great prizes and badges! Details can be found below. Good luck!


How do I submit my ePortfolio for a chance to win awards and earn badges?

In order to submit your ePortfolio for awards and badges, you will need to enroll in the ePortfolio Awards and Badges Assessment Group. Instructions on how to do this can be found under the "Submission Instructions" tab of our ePortfolio Awards and Badges Resource Website. To visit this resource website, click here. You will need to log into your Digication account at nd.digication.com (using your netID and password) in order to access these resources.


About the Contests


University ePorfolio Excellence Awards
The University ePortfolio Excellence Award is judged on students' academic and personal accomplishments, creativity, and individuality -- as showcased on the ePortfolio platform. The award celebrates the union of academics, student life, and technology, and helps to build and expand the current ePortfolio program, challenging students to improve and personalize their portfolios in a unique way. There will be one grand prize winner and several runners-up, distributed into different categories such as college, academic year, career, study abroad, research, and more.
Open to all undergraduate students. For more information, click here!


Deadline: April 27th, 2015 at 11:59pm EST
Prize: Grand prize $1000, Runners-up $100/each and University ePortfolio Excellence Award Badge (shown to the right)
To view past winners, click here.

Dean's A-List

How do you make the most of your first-year experience? What activities have the greatest potential to motivate, stretch, and inspire you as a new student? What should first-year students do to be fully engaged in campus life, discern their unique calling, and prepare themselves to be agents of change in today's world? The Dean's A-List is a set of must-do activities designed to help first-year students begin a yearlong process of contemplation and self-discovery guaranteed to result in both personal growth and transformation.

Open to students in the First Year of Studies only. For more information, click here!

Deadline: April 1st, 2015 at 11:59pm EST

Prize: Dean' s A-List ePortfolio Badge (coming soon), Certificate, and Pin

To view past winners, click here.


Dean's 21st Century DaVinci Challenge


The purpose of the ePortfolio is to demonstrate evidence of growth and progress toward the idea of the "21st Century DaVinci." Students will attend at least three Renaissance Circle workshops throughout the year (mandatory) and will then submit evidence of their experience on their ePortfolios to be evaluated on the basis of cross-disciplinary proficiency, creative literacy, and a playful sense of lifelong learning. 

Open to students in the First Year of Studies only. For more information, click here!

Deadline: April 24th, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST
Prize: 1st place $1000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $250 and DaVinci Challenge ePortfolio Badge
To view past winners, click here.

For more information on badges and to view examples of student winners' badges on their ePortfolios, click here.



Where can I go for help?

1) 2014 Spring ePortfolio Student Workshops (for more information, click here)

2) nDEEP Resource Website (click here)

3) Email the nDEEP team (eportfolio@nd.edu)