ePortfolio use by university students in Australia : Informing excellence in policy and practice. Supplementary report : October 2010
Hallam, Gillian C., Harper, Wendy E., McAllister, Lynn, Hauville, Kim L., & Creagh, Tracy A. (2010) ePortfolio use by university students in Australia : Informing excellence in policy and practice. Supplementary report : October 2010. QUT Department of eLearning Services, Brisbane.
In April 2007, the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)commissioned a study to examine the diverse approaches to ePortfolio use by students in Australian universities. The goals were to consider the scope, penetration and reasons for use of ePortfolios, and to examine the issues associated with their implementation in higher education. One of the central research activities in the project was a national audit which sought to establish a picture of current and emerging ePortfolio activities in Australian academic institutions. The data collection activities took place in late 2007 and the findings were presented and discussed in the final project report, published in October 2008.
In 2010, the idea of a ‘follow up survey’ was developed.
The resulting supplementary research activity was undertaken to update the data collected by the AeP project team in late 2007. The plan behind this ‘postscript to AeP’ project was to refresh the picture of ePortfolio practice in Australia by collecting new data to identify and map the use of ePortfolios in adult learning across the higher education, vocational education and training (VET) and the adult community education (ACE) sectors. The supplementary project has been referred to as the ‘AeP PS survey’.
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|Keywords:||ePortfolios, Higher education, Universities, Vocational education and training|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support|
|Copyright Statement:||Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Australia Licence|
|Deposited On:||08 Nov 2010 12:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2012 10:11|
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