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Wolverhampton Intellectual Repository and E-Theses > School for Education Futures > Developing Pedagogy > Becoming an eportfolio teacher.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2436/47419
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Title: Becoming an eportfolio teacher.
Authors: Hughes, Julie
Citation: In: Cambridge, D., Cambridge, B. & Yancey, K. (Eds.) Electronic Portfolios 2.0: Emergent Findings and Shared Questions.
Publisher: Washington, DC: Stylus Publishing
Issue Date: 2009
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2436/47419
Additional Links: http://www.styluspub.com/Books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=183392
Abstract: This book: Higher education institutions of all kinds - across the United States and around the world - have rapidly expanded the use of electronic portfolios in a broad range of applications including general education, the major, personal planning, freshman learning communities, advising, assessing, and career planning. Widespread use creates an urgent need to evaluate the implementation and impact of e-portfolios. Using qualitative and quantitative methods, the contributors to this book—all of whom have been engaged with the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research—have undertaken research on how e-portfolios influence learning and the learning environment for students, faculty members, and institutions. This book features emergent results of studies from 20 institutions that have examined effects on student reflection, integrative learning, establishing identity, organizational learning, and designs for learning supported by technology. It also describes how institutions have responded to multiple challenges in e-portfolio development, from engaging faculty to going to scale. These studies exemplify how e-portfolios can spark disciplinary identity, increase retention, address accountability, improve writing, and contribute to accreditation. The chapters demonstrate the applications of e-portfolios at community colleges, small private colleges, comprehensive universities, research universities, and a state system.
Type: Book chapter
Language: en
Keywords: Blogs
Weblogs
E-portfolios
E-learning
Teacher education
ISBN: 978-1579223205
978-1579223212
Appears in Collections: Developing Pedagogy

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