E-portfolios at QUT: Providing the potential for competitive advantage and a motivating learner-centred environment
Emmett, David J. (2003) E-portfolios at QUT: Providing the potential for competitive advantage and a motivating learner-centred environment. In OLT 2003 Excellence: making the connections, 5th November, 2003, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. (Unpublished)
The growth in the use of e-portfolios across all sectors of education in recent years has been dramatic (Truer & Jensen, 2003; Barrett, 2001). For some this is a case of technology catching up with existing teaching pedagogy, for others a new electronic tool that offers the possibility of incorporating; electronic artefacts, the World Wide Web and databases for storing, sorting and viewing artefacts and experiences (Truer & Jensen, 2003; Barrett, 2001). This paper will firstly reflect on two QUT e-portfolio tools: the Student Capability Profile (assessment focused) and the Student Portfolio (employment focused). The following discussion will then advance possible new interactive tools incorporating a reflective focus (Schon, 1998; Kerka, 1996; Sher, Williams & Sharkey, 2002), utilising journal tools and a learning focus utilising learning objects and online teaching and learning tools (Robbin, 2001; Hodgins, 2000; Bates, 1995).
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||e, portfolios, Student Capability Profile, Student Portfolio, World Wide Web, reflective learning, learning objects, online learning and teaching tools|
|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 Owner:||Copyright 2003 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||10 Jun 2004|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:21|
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