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: http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/92
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: http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/article/view/93
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: https://confluence.sakaiproject.org/download/attachments/22970394/understandingOSP-October2006.pdf
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: http://www.eportfolios.ac.uk/docs/fdtl4_docs/Cotterill_et_al_paper_for_eportfolios_2005.doc
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: http://www.eife-l.org/publications/eportfolio/proceedings2/ep2007/proceedings-pdf-doc/eportfolio-2007.pdf#page=255
Lind, V. (2007). E-portfolios in music teacher education. Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 3(3), Available at: http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=351
Lorenzo, G., & Ittelson, J. (2005). An overview of e-portfolios. Available at: http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI3001.pdf
Miller, Ross. (2009). The Benefits of E-portfolios for Students and Faculty in Their Own Words. Peer Review, 11 (1). Available at: http://www.aacu.org/peerreview/pr-wi09/pr-wi09_benefits.cfm
Roberts, G. (2006). Myworld: Wider opportunities for reflection, learning and development. Available at: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/edistributed/myworld.aspx
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: http://0-www.sciencedirect.com.aupac.lib.athabascau.ca/science/article/pii/S1096751611000030
Vandervelde, J. (2008). E-portfolio rubric. Accessed Oct. 19, 2012. Available at: http://www2.uwstout.edu/content/profdev/rubrics/eportfoliorubric.html
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: http://0-www.sciencedirect.com.aupac.lib.athabascau.ca/science/article/pii/S1096751610000576
Watts, Don and Cindy Teghtmeyer (2006). Making an E-portfolio Decision:Engaging the College Community. The Distance. 14(3). Available at: http://www.adeta.org/userfiles/File/newsletters/2006/LowRes-Winter_06.pdf
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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