E-portfolios: an assessment tool for online courses
British Journal of Educational Technology
This article considers the various uses of e-portfolios in an educational contextand looks at the particular characteristics of the electronic version of portfolios.It then focuses on the application of the e-portfolio as an assessment method.A case is made for the use of the e-portfolio as an appropriate end of courseassessment process where learning objects are the basis of the course design.Evaluation data from such a course is presented. This is a post-graduate onlinecourse run by the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University.Conclusions are drawn from the evaluation about the appropriateness of eportfolios as an end of course assessment method.
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Qualitative and quantitave study focusing on the application of the e-portfolio as an assessment method