Basics: What to include in an e-portfolio?
A portfolio should include the following elements:
- Student Information:
name, contact information, major, graduation date, etc.
- Table of Contents:
or various way to display links to contents of the portfolio
- Learner Goals
- Curricular standards
used to align the contents of the portfolio to institutional, departmental
or course curriculum (often accomplished by rubrics)
can be used to assess student work. A rubric is a criteria-rating scale,
which provides the instructor with a tool to track student performance.
They also inform students of the course/departmental/institutional expectations.
used to select appropriate artifacts to keep the collection from growing
examples of student work including documents, images, video, audio,
etc. (can be chosen by student, instructor or both)
- Instructor feedback
a portfolio without reflections is just a multimedia presentation or
an electronic resume