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Documenting learning with ePortfolios : a guide for college instructors / Tracy Penny Light, Helen L. Chen, John C. Ittelson.

By: Light, Tracy Penny,, 1970-
Contributor(s): Chen, Helen L.,, 1971- | Ittelson, John C.,, 1949-
Call number: LB1029.P67 L54 2012 Material type: TextTextSeries: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series: Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012Description: xxi, 160 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470636206 (pbk.) ; 0470636203 (pbk.)Subject(s): Electronic portfolios in education | Education, Higher -- Computer-assisted instruction | Education, Higher -- Effect of technological innovations onDDC classification: 371.33/4
Contents:
Documenting Learning with ePortfolios. Why document learning? ; A stakeholder's approach to documenting learning ; Designing effective ePortfolio learning activities -- Creating and Implementing ePortfolios. Engaging today's learners: students and ePortfolios ; ePortfolios outside the classroom: involving campus partners ; Using ePortfolios to support assessment -- Practical Considerations for Implementing ePortfolios. Faculty development and ePortfolios ; Selecting ePortfolio technologies to support learning ; Evaluating the impact of ePortfolios.
Summary: E-portfolios perform many functions in higher education at both an institutional and student level. This book offers online instructors guidance in creating and implementing e-portfolios with their students. It provides the instructors with a theory-to-practice approach to understanding the pedagogy behind ePortfolios and to helping students use them to record and reflect on their learning in multiple contexts. It helps them assess the needs of their students then design and implement a strategic, comprehensive e-portfolio program tailored to these needs. The authors outline a framework of six critical iterative tasks to undertake when implementing ePortfolios. Filled with real-life models of successful ePortfolio projects, the book also includes guidance for faculty development to support the use of ePortfolios and covers the place of ePortfolios in institutional assessment efforts. Further, it lets instructors see how such programs can be used as an example of their own personal and professional academic development. Finally, the authors offer considerations for deciding on which technological tools to deploy in implementing a successful ePortfolio narrative. This is a resource for any online instructor or student wishing to use e-portfolios as a tool.
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Machine generated contents note: List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction Part One Documenting Learning with ePortfolios 1 Why Document Learning? 2 A Stakeholder's Approach to Documenting Learning 3 Designing Effective ePortfolio Learning Activities Part Two Creating and Implementing ePortfolios 4 Engaging Today's Learners: Students and ePortfolios 5 ePortfolios Outside the Classroom: Involving Campus Partners 6 Using ePortfolios to Support Assessment Part Three Practical Considerations for Implementing ePortfolios 7 Faculty Development and ePortfolios 8 Selecting ePortfolio Technologies to Support Learning 9 Evaluating the Impact of ePortfolios Conclusion References Index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Documenting Learning with ePortfolios. Why document learning? ; A stakeholder's approach to documenting learning ; Designing effective ePortfolio learning activities -- Creating and Implementing ePortfolios. Engaging today's learners: students and ePortfolios ; ePortfolios outside the classroom: involving campus partners ; Using ePortfolios to support assessment -- Practical Considerations for Implementing ePortfolios. Faculty development and ePortfolios ; Selecting ePortfolio technologies to support learning ; Evaluating the impact of ePortfolios.

E-portfolios perform many functions in higher education at both an institutional and student level. This book offers online instructors guidance in creating and implementing e-portfolios with their students. It provides the instructors with a theory-to-practice approach to understanding the pedagogy behind ePortfolios and to helping students use them to record and reflect on their learning in multiple contexts. It helps them assess the needs of their students then design and implement a strategic, comprehensive e-portfolio program tailored to these needs. The authors outline a framework of six critical iterative tasks to undertake when implementing ePortfolios. Filled with real-life models of successful ePortfolio projects, the book also includes guidance for faculty development to support the use of ePortfolios and covers the place of ePortfolios in institutional assessment efforts. Further, it lets instructors see how such programs can be used as an example of their own personal and professional academic development. Finally, the authors offer considerations for deciding on which technological tools to deploy in implementing a successful ePortfolio narrative. This is a resource for any online instructor or student wishing to use e-portfolios as a tool.

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