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References & Resources

This list of articles and websites provides a sample of useful and informative reading about ePortfolio.  If you know of an article or a resource that you think would benefit others, please contact us with the information and we will post it here for others to enjoy.

Abrami, P., & Barrett, H. (2005). Directions for research and development on electronic portfolios. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 31(3), 1-15. Available at:

Barrett, Helen C., 2007. E-portfolio mash up with Google Apps.  GoogleApps for Education E-Portfolio Workflow.

Challis, D. (2005). Towards the mature eportfolio: Some implications for higher education. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 31(3), 17-32. Available at:

Chen, Helen L. and Tracy Penny Light (2010).  Electronic Portfolios and Student Success: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Learning. AACU Report.

Coppola, C. D. (2005.). Understanding the open source portfolio. Available:

Cotterill, S. J., Horner, P., Hammond, G. R., McDonald, A. M., Drummond, P., Teasdale, D., et al. (2005). Implementing eportfolios: Adapting technology to suit pedagogy and not vice versa! Available at:

Cotterill, S. J., Horner, P., Hammond, G. R., McDonald, A. M., Drummond, P., Teasdale, D., et al. (2007). Beyond the blog: Getting the right level of structure in an eportfolio to support learning. European Institute for E-Learning (EIfEL): Maastricht. Available:

Lind, V. (2007). E-portfolios in music teacher education. Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 3(3), Available at:

Lorenzo, G., & Ittelson, J. (2005). An overview of e-portfolios. Available at:

Miller, Ross. (2009). The Benefits of E-portfolios for Students and Faculty in Their Own Words. Peer Review, 11 (1). Available at:

Roberts, G. (2006). Myworld: Wider opportunities for reflection, learning and development. Available at:

Shepherd, C.E. & Bolliger, D. U. (2011). The effects of electronic portfolio tools on online students' perceived support and cognitive load. Internet and Higher Education, 14(3), 142–149. Available:

Vandervelde, J. (2008). E-portfolio rubric. Accessed Oct. 19, 2012. Available at:

Wang, L. (2010). Integrating communities of practice in e-portfolio assessment: Effects and experiences of mutual assessment in an online course. Internet and Higher Education, 13(1-2) 267 - 271.  Available at:

Watts, Don and Cindy Teghtmeyer (2006). Making an E-portfolio Decision:Engaging the College Community. The Distance. 14(3). Available at:

Other Links to Explore

Helen Barrett’s Home Page. “Using Technology to Support Alternative Assessment and Electronic Portfolios.”

The JISC organization in the UK has been at the forefront in funding research in information and digital technologies in education and research, including ePortfolio,

Queensland University of Technology ePortfolio Project.

University ePortfolio sites

Virginia Tech’s ePortfolio site, containing useful galleries, resources, and examples for learning, assessment, professional development, and co-curricular activity.

Penn State’s ePortfolio gallery, focusing on how to document the reflective process and the reasons for using ePortfolios.

Clemson University’s ePortfolio site, including comprehensive FAQ’s and a well organized gallery of work.

Newcastle University, UK. This ePortfolio site provides a portal to several excellent European ePortfolio sites and resources.

Northeastern University’s ePortfolio site, including a history of ePortfolio at Northeastern

University of Alaska’s ePortfolio site, with a good bibliography for ePortfolio in education

University of Nottingham. The Centre for International ePortfolio Development (CIePD) Information Services. Report on ePortfolio and Lifelong Learning

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