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ePortfolios (links)

September 15, 2010

Barrett, H. (n.d.) Using Technology to Support Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios
Electronic portfolios, according to Barrett (2002), are essentially a new kind of container and can be developed along two paths. One path uses generic tools (GT) such as word processing, HTML editors, multimedia authoring tools, portable document format (PDF), and other commonly used productivity tool software. The second path uses an “information technology” customized systems approaches (CS) that involve servers, programming, and databases.Link

Batson, T. (2002) the-electronic-portfolio-boom-whats-it-all-about

Contains a good introduction and also links to OPen Source ePortfolio tools developed by some of the biggets stakeholders.

Becta (2007) Impact of e-portfolios on learning

Beetham, H. (2003) E-portfolios in post-16 learning in the UK: developments, issues and opportunities

European Institute for E-Learning (EifEL)

Jafari, A. (2004) The “sticky” e-portfolio system: tackling challenges and identifying attributes

JISC (2008) Effective Practice with e-Portfolios: Supporting 21st Century Learning, JISC

QAA (2001) Guidelines for HE Progress Files’ (online), Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

Reese, M. and Levy, R. (2009) Assessing the future: e-portfolio trends, uses, and options in higher education

Vuorikari, R. (2006) National policies and case studies on the use of portfolios in teacher training

Supplementary resources

Aalderinck, W. and Veugelers, M. (2005) ‘E-portfolio’s [sic] in The Netherlands: stimulus for educational change and life long learning

Acker, S. (2005) ‘Overcoming obstacles to authentic e-portfolio assessment

The Centre for Recording Achievement (n.d.) Case Studies, Search this site with the keyword ‘e-portfolio’ for case studies of eportfolio use.

Ford, D., Harley, P. and Smallwood, A. (2004) ‘Integrating an eportfolio within a university and the wider community

Greenberg, G. (2004) ‘The digital convergence: extending the portfolio model

JISC (2009) ‘e-Portfolios: case studies

Love, D., McKean, G. and Gathercoal, P. (2004) ‘Portfolios to webfolios and beyond: levels of maturation

Nicholas, J. (2008) ‘Getting started with e-portfolios: University of Westminster

Siemens, G. (2004) ‘e-portfolios

West Cheshire College electronic NVQ, QIA Excellence Gateway.

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