Designing an e-portfolio for assurance of learning focusing on adoptability and learning analytics

The Assurance of Learning for Graduate Employability framework is a quality assurance model for curriculum enhancement for graduate employability, enabling graduates to achieve “the skills, understandings and personal attributes that make [them] more likely to secure employment and be successful in their chosen occupations to the benefit of themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy” (Yorke, […]

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Ontology of “ePortfolio”

What do we associate with “eportfolio”?  Deep learning, engaged learning, integrative learning, reflective thinking, metacognition and other cognitive attributes.  But also we associate “eportfolio” with identity and personal development.  Personal development can apply to learning while enrolled in a program of formal study, or it can apply to personal development in a career.  We also […]

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Web Analytics for your ePortfolio

Web Analytics for your ePortfolio from matthieua Mahara offers basic statistics by default, but advanced reporting functionnality is not available. By using a separate tool that integrates well with Mahara, such as the open source Piwik, Mahara administrators can benefit from a multitude of insightful analytics reports. This presentation will showcase some examples of such […]

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Study Shows Steady Growth in ePortfolio Use; What Does That Suggest?

Active-learning designs, resulting in learners solving problems in many different ways and with varying results, requires a different means of assessing the learning and the results.  ePortfolios provide this new means:  if learners collect well-constructed and revealing evidence of their learning process, benchmarks, reflection and analysis, then not only is learning deeper but the assessment […]

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Showcasing the Co-Curricular: ePortfolios and Digital Badges

Learning scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found a sweet spot in the pairing of digital badges and eportfolios: the perfect opportunity for students to showcase learning achievements not normally featured in traditional transcripts and student records. Source: campustechnology.com See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab

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Effective practice with e-portfolios | Jisc

Effective Practice with e-Portfolios uses the outcomes of recent significant projects and examples from current practice to explore how e-portfolios can add value to personalised and reflective models of learning. Drawing on the work of key national agencies and organisations and on excellent practice and recent initiatives by institutions and professional bodies, the guide illustrates […]

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How Do Digital Portfolios Help Students Learn?

Anyone who has been in the classroom for some time knows that assessment for learning and assessment of learning don’t always have a clear distinction while we are engaged in instruction. The teaching/assessment cycle ebbs and flows, based on learners’ needs and our responses to their needs.   The same concept can be applied to […]

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The power of digital student portfolios

With the spreading use of computers and mobile technology in schools, going digital with student portfolios has become more popular. Simply put, digital portfolios are online collections of student work. They allow us to archive, curate and analyze samples of student learning from both the past and the present and keep that data — literally […]

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