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Online journal on teaching and learning. They plan to publish “articles, essays, and discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education today.” In their request for articles they request research-based, not opinion, pieces. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Watch for the conference program, conf […]

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Finally, some of the ideas discussed at “Paying the Piper” are dancing their way into reality. This one presents a nice amalgam of traditional and modern publishing possibilities: keep it virtual until someone requests and is willing to pay for physical. But otherwise the model is the traditional model of editing, review, and self-contained objects […]

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In a previous posting (Aug. 8, 2006: e-portfolios, preliminary thoughts) I summarized the state of eportfolios, provided some links to colleges that are using them, tried to map out a definition, and asked some questions. Two of the over-arching questions are not technical, though how they are answered might drive the technological decisions about which […]

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“All Things Considered” on NPR ran a marvelous story yesterday that resonates nicely with the remarks from Dr. Rosenthal, one of the candidates for CTL Director. The story was described by ATC as follows: “August 15, 2006 ยท Robert Sapolsky, a distinguished neuroscientist in his 40s, had a young assistant who played different music every […]

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The subject of electronic portfolios has surfaced again here at UVM. Meanwhile, clearing out some old stacks of folders, Steve came across a flyer for the 1997 Graduate Student Reception activities that included this session: (It was an abbreviated version of one I had taught for EDSS395) “Portfolio Design: Make the Web work for you. […]

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portfolios

Electronic Portfolios in Educational Technology Encyclopedia “There are three general purposes for developing portfolios: Learning (Formative) Portfolios, which usually occurs on an ongoing basis supporting professional development; Assessment (Summative) Portfolios, which usually occurs within the context of a formal evaluation process”

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Research on Portfolios A brief summary of kinds of portfolios including links.

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