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ePortfolio Web Design

Wikipedia's article about electronic portfolios is at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPortfolio. This article identifies three main types of ePortfolios: developmental, reflective, and representational. As the Wikipedia states, "An electronic portfolio, also known as an e-portfolio or digital portfolio, is a collection of electronic evidence assembled and managed by a user, usually on the Web."

ePortfolios in Formative Assessment

Portfolios are a powerful method of formative assessment, especially when they record the dialog the candidate has with expert reviewers of the portfolio.

ePortfolio Resources

Helen C. Barrett has done a lot of thinking and presenting about the use of portfolios in education. To learn about her framework, follow this link to her article about multimedia and portfolio development. Several students reported that they found this article helpful in thinking about portfolio design and development.