By Candyce Reynolds,Judith Patton,Terry Rhodes
--Trent Batson, Ph.D., President , The organization for actual, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning
The fruit of the authors’ greater than 15 years of utilizing and writing approximately ePortfolios generally schooling and disciplinary courses and classes, this booklet is a finished and sensible consultant to using the ePortfolio as a pedagogy that allows the integrative studying that may be a relevant aim of upper education.
Faculty and directors of courses utilizing ePortfolios can use this consultant to aid their scholars paintings separately on an ePortfolio or as a part of a category or application requirement. Readers will realize via examples of pupil portfolios and exact workouts how one can help scholars in making their studying seen to themselves, their friends, their teachers and their destiny employers
While curiosity in ePortfolios has exploded – simply because they supply more uncomplicated and extra accomplished how one can verify scholar studying than conventional portfolios, and since they've got the aptitude to transformatively increase scholars’ skill to attach and practice their wisdom – school and directors all too usually are disillusioned through the lackluster ePortfolios that scholars post. Reynolds and Patton reveal how systematically embedding practices within the lecture room that have interaction scholars in integrative studying practices dramatically improves results. The authors describe effortless to take advantage of and functional thoughts for school to include integrative ePortfolios of their classes and curricula, and create the scaffolding to strengthen scholars’ talents and metacognition.
The booklet opens by way of outlining the underlying studying thought and the foremost options of integrative studying and via describing the aim, constitution and implementation of ePortfolios. next sections hide lecture room practices and assignments to aid scholars comprehend themselves as novices; make connections among path content material, their own lives, and to the curriculum; bridge concept to perform; and examine problems with viewers and conversation and presentation in constructing their portfolios. The e-book is going directly to disguise technological concerns and evaluation, with a selected emphasis at the use of rubrics; and concludes with explicated examples of ePortfolios created in a primary yr application, ePortfolios created by means of graduating scholars, career-oriented ePortfolios, and life-long ePortfolios.
For either skilled college and directors, and readers simply starting to use ePortfolios, this e-book offers a framework and counsel to enforce them to their fullest potential.
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Leveraging the ePortfolio for Integrative Learning: A Faculty Guide to Classroom Practices for Transforming Student Learning by Candyce Reynolds,Judith Patton,Terry Rhodes