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Douglas, Megan E.; Peecksen, Scott; Rogers, Jordan; Simmons, Mike – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
Research has consistently demonstrated the benefits of using ePortfolios in higher education and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) added ePortfolios to its High-Impact Practices list (Watson, Kuh, Rhodes, Light, & Chen, 2016). The majority of studies on college students' ePortfolio use have focused on…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Weber, Karen; Myrick, Keri – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2018
This pilot study assessed how using electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) as a meta-high impact practice (meta-HIP) might influence student learning through reflective practice. Eleven undergraduates participating in a summer research program reflected weekly on their research experiences through building and using ePortfolios, and attended three…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Electronic Publishing
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Collins, Emma; O'Brien, Ray – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2018
In 2015, the School of Nursing at Otago Polytechnic, a tertiary institution in Dunedin, New Zealand commenced using an ePortfolio platform with students in the Bachelor of Nursing program. A project was undertaken to evaluate the implementation of this technology and determine its ongoing use. This sequential, exploratory, mixed-methods research…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Mixed Methods Research
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Chittum, Jessica R. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2018
Instructors often use ePortfolios to facilitate deeper learning by providing an outlet for reflection, analysis, integrative thinking, and transfer of learning (Buyarski et al., 2015; Reynolds & Patton, 2014). In line with these objectives, I sought out to deepen learning and motivation on a required, semester-long assignment in an…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Student Motivation
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Wells, Rebecca; Baumann, Stephanie; Graybill, Emily; Truscott, Stephen; Crenshaw, Mark; Crimmins, Daniel – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2018
While the use of electronic portfolios has been thoroughly explored in undergraduate and discipline-specific graduate programs, less research has been conducted among interdisciplinary adult learners. This case study explores the feasibility and acceptability of ePortfolios across two years of implementation in an inclusive, graduate-level…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Portfolios (Background Materials), Graduate Study
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Jones, Beata; Leverenz, Carrie – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2017
Antoine de Saint-Exupery said, "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." This article presents a pedagogical approach for framing a digital-identity-enhancing ePortfolio that maximizes student engagement and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Publishing, Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling
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Bate, Frank; Macnish, Jean; Skinner, Chris – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2016
In 2014, the School of Medicine Fremantle of the University of Notre Dame Australia initiated a study to explore the curriculum underpinning portfolios used by first-year medical students. The School had used portfolios since 2005 and judged it timely to consider digital technologies as a mechanism to enhance student learning and improve…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Bokser, Julie A.; Brown, Sarah; Chaden, Caryn; Moore, Michael; Cleary, Michelle Navarre; Reed, Susan; Seifert, Eileen; Zecker, Liliana Barro; Wozniak, Kathryn – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2016
Research has suggested ePortfolios reveal and support students' metacognition, that is, their awareness, tracking, and evaluation of their learning over time. However, due to the wide variety of purposes and audiences for ePortfolios, it has been unclear whether there might be common criteria for identifying and assessing metacognition in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Student Evaluation
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Wuetherick, Brad; Dickinson, John – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2015
Over the past decade, there has been an increased exploration of ePortfolios in higher education across disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate level. ePortfolios have been significantly under-explored, however, in the context of non-traditional continuing education environments within higher education. This paper explores students'…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Gallagher, Chris W.; Poklop, Laurie L. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2014
This article reports on a three-year investigation into how and to what extent ePortfolios sponsor teacher and student learning about audience in first-year writing classes at a mid-sized research university. Through interviews with students and instructors and detailed analysis of students' ePortfolios, we found that, more often than not, the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Skill Development
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O'Keeffe, Muireann; Donnelly, Roisin – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2013
In recent years, higher education has undoubtedly faced a sea-change. The landscape of the sector has shifted with changes in the student body, increased pressure from government on costs and procedures, and an array of curricular transformations. While much has been written about the use of learning technologies generally and about ePortfolios in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Value Added Models
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Turns, Jennifer; Sattler, Brook; Eliot, Matt; Kilgore, Deborah; Mobrand, Kathryn – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2012
We live in a time of great enthusiasm for the role that e-Portfolios can play in education and a time of exploration in which educators and researchers are investigating different approaches to using ePortfolios to differentially support educational goals. In this paper, we focus on preparedness portfolios and portfolio studios as two key…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students
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Gaitán, Alfredo – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2012
Using an action research approach, e-PDP (electronically-supported Personal Development Planning) was embedded within an undergraduate psychology curriculum at an English university for more than two years. e-PDP was embedded in three ways: (a) information literacy micro-tasks, (b) blogs of learning activities, and (c) eportfolios submitted at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Peacock, Susi; Murray, Sue; Scott, Alison; Kelly, Jacquie – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2011
This article reports findings of a study based in Scotland that explored healthcare learners' experiences of feedback and ePortfolios. Feedback is a highly complex, multi-dimensional phenomenon, and healthcare learners consider it essential for their learning, recognizing that without it patient safety may be compromised. This study sought to…
Descriptors: Role, Transformative Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Allied Health Occupations Education
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Jenson, Jill D. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2011
The role of reflection in the learning process has taken on new significance in a digital environment. The potential of using innovative teaching methods to prompt first-year writing students to self-regulate learning behaviors and write more critical reflection statements when using electronic portfolios was studied over eight fall semesters.…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Self Management, Critical Thinking