Maybe Universities should not host ePorfolios


Engagement with Electronic Portfolios: Challenges from the Student Perspective

In this article is a long discussion (below) about the technology, as if an institution is going to adopt one, and it must meet a myriad of student requirements. I think the answer to student portfolios is Web 2.0 — that is, students should be doing (authentic) work somewhere, and turn in a URL to that work. The course or university assessment work-flow can be built around the student’s URL, rather than within the system that hosts the artifacts. This post relates to my previous post Why Engage with Electronic Porfolios?

One Response to “Maybe Universities should not host ePorfolios”

  1. Teacher in Development :: ePortfolios: A User Generated Link :: April :: 2006 Says:

    […] "I think the answer to student portfolios is Web 2.0 — that is, students should be doing (authentic) work somewhere, and turn in a URL to that work." (Maybe Universities should not host ePortfolios) […]

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