E-Portfolios: Two Approaches for Transforming Curriculum and Promoting Student Learning


E-portfolios are an increasingly used tool in higher education. This presentation shares the achievements and challenges of e-portfolio implementation at two universities. Seton Hall's Blackboard-based e-portfolio system represents institutional transformation for faculty, students, and administrators. This artifact management/assessment system addresses challenges facing higher education, including accreditation, certifying competencies, and professional portfolios. Penn State's e-Portfolio Initiative promotes reflective learning by increasing connections among courses and between coursework and the real world as students demonstrate knowledge, skills, and values.

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