Remake / remodel: Using eportfolios and a system of gates to improve student assessment and program evaluation

Citation
Lowenthal, P. R., White, J. W., & Cooley, K. C. (2011). Remake / remodel: Using eportfolios and a system of gates to improve student assessment and program evaluation. International Journal of ePortfolio, 1(1), 61-70.

Abstract

Electronic portfolios have become increasingly popular. The value of a portfolio, though, depends on how, when, and why students create, submit, and have their portfolios evaluated. In the following paper, we describe how we redesigned a program’s assessment and evaluation plan around the use of electronic portfolios and a system of gates focusing on the larger assessment/evaluation framework first and the technology second.

Keywords: electronic portfolios, e-portfolio, eportfolio, portfolios, assessment, program evaluation

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