Preparing for the metaverse with e-portfolios

From Inside Higher Ed: “Colleges and universities must think now about the practical steps they should take to prepare for such a new type of learning. One of many important considerations is teaching students how to cultivate virtual identities. Virtual identities, like online personae, are shaped by social media posts, photos, comments and other digital artifacts across a range of technological platforms. One of the primary goals of any metaverse is to streamline platforms, activities and artifacts, creating an e-portfolio of one’s identity. But with streamlining comes visibility, and we have all heard the stories of people facing real-life consequences because of their virtual selves. Students increasingly require skills in curating aspects of themselves over time and space.”

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