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Munday, Jennifer – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2017
ePortfolios are embedded into several degree programs at Charles Sturt University in Australia to maximize the value of ePortfolio purposes for students working in or towards a profession. ePortfolio design has been embedded into a Master of Education curriculum for five years. Graduates of this degree program are classroom teachers, and some have…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Technology Uses in Education, Masters Programs, Case Studies
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Scholz, Kyle; Tse, Crystal; Lithgow, Katherine – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2017
This paper explores the alignment of student and instructor experiences when employing ePortfolio activities in a Canadian higher education context. Successful ePortfolio activities are operationalized as exhibiting alignment of expectations between students and instructors, whereas misalignment of expectations is characteristic of a poorer…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Benander, Ruth; Refaei, Brenda – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2016
This article reports on a case study, using a think-aloud approach (Boren & Ramey, 2000; Jaspers, Steen, van den Bos & Geenen, 2004; Kilsdonk et al., 2016), to investigate how different types of audiences interpret ePortfolios. During recorded viewing, students, instructors, and business professionals narrated their experience of reading…
Descriptors: Authors, Reader Response, Electronic Publishing, Portfolio Assessment
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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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Ring, Gail; Ramirez, Barbara; Brackett, Bob – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2016
In this paper we examine a faculty development structure that supports general education, specifically ePortfolio, assessment focusing on identifying the characteristics of engaged faculty. It is through this inquiry that we have developed an action plan that includes a system of best practices that can lead to increased faculty engagement.…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Best Practices
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Sattler, Brook; Turns, Jennifer – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2015
In this work, we engaged engineering undergraduate students in constructing an ePortfolio. The purpose of the research presented here was to explore the question, "If and in what ways do students report experiencing the construction of a preparedness portfolio in a portfolio studio as an opportunity to develop into self-authoring…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students
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Janosik, Steven M.; Frank, Tara E. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2013
Ten second-year master's students in a higher education program participated in this study, which was designed to assess their experience with an electronic portfolio that had been introduced recently as a primary component of their comprehensive exam. This qualitative study used a focus group and long-interview methods for data collection.…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolio Assessment, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Ehiyazaryan-White, Ester – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2012
This paper reports on the findings of a study into the use of ePortfolios as personal learning environments (PLE) by a group of students pursuing Master's degrees in Education. The qualitative study explores the potential of the ePortfolio to support learners in engaging in formative peer and tutor feedback as well as in developing a learning…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Educational Environment
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Snider, Evan; McCarthy, Alex – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2012
This case study of two international students, coupled with artifact analysis of 22 eportfolios and observations of the authors as participant researchers, closely explores the ways in which students attempt to self-represent within one particular system (Sakai) and institutional context (Virginia Tech). Using artifacts (the participants'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Students, Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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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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Peet, Melissa; Lonn, Steven; Gurin, Patricia; Boyer, K. Page; Matney, Malinda; Marra, Tiffany; Taylor, Simone Himbeault; Daley, Andrea – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2011
This paper presents results from a study which tested the validity of a conceptual model which proposes six dimensions of integrative knowledge and learning that result from students engaging in the core activities associated with the Integrative Knowledge Portfolio Process and Generative Knowledge Interviewing. These methods facilitate learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Models, Validity