A first-year experience course at the University of Notre Dame offered the opportunity to develop and test a next generation digital learning environment based on the five dimensions described in an EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative report.
Alison facilitates implementation of ePortfolios for courses and other co-curricular activities by consulting with faculty, providing instructional design, managing the integration of ePortfolio with other campus technologies including digital badges, and providing training for all users. In her capacity as the system coordinator for the Digication ePortfolio platform, she also supports various research and assessment endeavors on campus through collecting, reporting, and analysis of system data.
Previously, Alison taught college-level classes in Ancient Greek and Latin language. She earned all of her degrees in Classics (BA from University of Chicago and MA/PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and continues to be active in research.