Electronic Portfolios 2.0: Emergent Research on Implementation and Impact

Electronic Portfolios 2.0: Emergent Research on Implementation and Impact

Darren Cambridge


larger schooling associations of all kinds―across the USA and round the world―have speedily elevated using digital portfolios in a large diversity of purposes together with normal schooling, the most important, own making plans, freshman studying groups, advising, assessing, and profession planning.

Widespread use creates an pressing have to evaluation the implementation and impression of eportfolios. utilizing qualitative and quantitative equipment, the members to this book―all of whom were engaged with the Inter/National Coalition for digital Portfolio Research―have undertaken study on how eportfolios effect studying and the training surroundings for college students, school contributors, and institutions.

This ebook gains emergent result of reviews from 20 associations that experience tested results on pupil mirrored image, integrative studying, setting up id, organizational studying, and designs for studying supported through expertise. It additionally describes how associations have answered to a number of demanding situations in eportfolio improvement, from attractive school to going to scale.

These experiences exemplify how eportfolios can spark disciplinary id, bring up retention, handle responsibility, increase writing, and give a contribution to accreditation. The chapters reveal the functions of eportfolios at neighborhood faculties, small inner most schools, accomplished universities, study universities, and a country process.

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