Paper-based portfolios have been used in education for many years. In recent times the electronic portfolio or eportfolio has emerged as a preferred option, allowing portfolio owners to take advantage of digital technologies, often supported by specific eportfolio software. This workshop is being offered in order to raise awareness of the educational potential of eportfolios and guide further investigation of the subject.
At the end of this workshop you will be able to:
This workshop is useful for academic staff interested in finding out more about eportfolios, answering questions such as:
This workshop is considered to support the following DIT institutional objectives:
There are no pre-requisites for this workshop. However, in advance of this workshop it would be helpful if you could access this text: Jafari, A., & Kaufman, C. (2006) Handbook of research on ePortfolios, Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference. http://library.dit.ie/search/Y?SEARCH=eportfolios&SORT=D
This workshop is facilitated by Kevin O'Rourke and Muireann O'Keeffe of the DIT Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre.