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Top 3 General Resources Online
BC Open Ed Tech Collaborative
Offers an overview with links to examples from UBC and others. Questions to ask when implementing or considering implementation. Discusses range of uses and purposes.
JISC: Effective practice with ePortfolios
Page 8-9 may be of particular use in formulating learning outcomes. Key points for effective practice highlight issues to consider throughout the case studies presented.
University of Waterloo – Centre for Teaching Excellence – ePortfolios Explained
This is a comprehensive guide with a lot of useful links. It also links to the previous guide in regards to pages 8-9. Emphasis on a process orientation rather than simply an online resume or product. Discusses learning theory, best practices, assessment in a very succinct way. Content does need some updating as sources are a bit dated.
Selection of Articles
Twelve tips for introducing e-Portfolios with undergraduate students.
Moores, A., & Parks, M. (2010). Medical Teacher, 32(1), 46-49. doi:10.3109/01421590903434151
A bit dated, but a concise 5 page guide about implementing with healthcare students.
Use of ePortfolio presentations in a baccalaureate nursing program.
Eather, R., & Ricci, M. (2014). College Student Journal, 48(4), 549-558.
From UBC Nursing so possibly very useful. Well written with a good reference list to refer to
ePortfolio: A tool for constructing a narrative professional identity.
Graves, N., & Epstein, M. (2011). Business Communication Quarterly, 74(3), 342-346. doi:10.1177/1080569911414555
Business student context but interesting as it outlines what the students had to do, and discusses the development of a professional identity/personal brand through the process.
Individualised marks for group work: Embedding an ePortfolio criterion in a Criterion Referenced Assessment (CRA) rubric for group-work assessment.
Ellis, L., & Kelder, J. (2012). Education For Information, 29(3), 219-227. doi:10.3233/EFI-130935
Very specific Australian setting/software but does discuss learning outcomes and assessment so possibilities for parallels and some useful information.
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