If you have the opportunity prior to attending the institute, please take some time to read through a chapter by Kathleen Blake Yancey entitled “Digitized Student Portfolios” as well as the student ePortfolios listed below. These texts will introduce a few foundational principles and examples that should help us get off to a strong start when we meet next week.
Kathleen Blake Yancey “Introduction: Digitized Student Portfolios” (pp. 15-30) in Electronic Portfolios: Emerging Practices in Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning. Ed. Barbara Cambridge. AAHE, 2001. yancey-aahe-eports.pdf
Tracy Wright. This portfolio was composed in Avenet’s eFolio by a faculty member at Northland Community and Technical College in Minnesota. It’s part of a lifelong-learning project called eFolio Minnesota, which provides free electronic portfolio space and resources to all residents of Minnesota.
Sean Moore. This site, which includes a blog, visuals, and a portfolio, was composed as a undergraduate capstone project for the New Century College at George Mason University.
Bethany Strong. This portfolio was composed in FrontPage for a senior seminar in biology at Spelman College. The professor of this class asked her students to compose portfolios addressed to incoming first-year biology majors.
Eva Maria Hirschmann: This portfolio was composed by a student in a first-year composition class at Clemson University using Composer, a free web authoring program.