ePortfolios Publications

High-Impact ePortfolio Practice

High-Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning

Published by Stylus in association with AAC&U, this publication provides expert guidance on deploying the ePortfolio as a high-impact practice. The authors present a comprehensive research-based framework, along with practical examples and strategies for implementation. They also identify key considerations to be addressed in the areas of pedagogy, professional development, outcomes assessment, technology, and scaling up.

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Peer Review, Winter 2014
Peer Review, Winter 2014

E-portfolios are now being used in more than half of US colleges and universities. This issue provides examples of how engaging with e-portfolios enhances student learning and can be used for assessment and students’ professional preparation and job searches.Read more

Electronic Portfolios and Student Success: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Learning

Electronic Portfolios and Student Success: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Learning

Given that learning occurs in many places, takes many forms, and is exhibited through many modes of representation, how can the implementation of electronic portfolios enhance student learning and assessment? To explore this question, the authors focus on eight key issues: defining learning outcomes; understanding your learners; identifying stakeholders; designing learning activities; including multiple forms of evidence; using rubrics to evaluate e-portfolios; anticipating external uses of evidence; and evaluating the impact of e-portfolios. Campus case studies are included.

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Peer Review, Winter 2009

Peer Review, Winter, 2009: This issue focuses on AAC&U’s VALUE project and provides an overview of new assessment approaches it is helping campuses develop, including the application of rubrics assessing a broad set of important learning outcomes using examples of student work completed over time in an e-portfolio. Articles address rubric development, e-portfolios for learning and assessment, assessment processes, and the use of assessment results for individual, program, and institutional improvements.Read more