Salt Lake City, Utah
June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018
July 27, 2018
In an undergraduate and graduate academic setting, ePortfolio is a collection of student work designed to exhibit student's achievements, which often includes student's reflective commentaries. While in academia it is used to document the student learning process over time, it has been also well received by employers as portfolios or showcases. This paper provides detailed explanations of two years of implementation of ePortfolio activities in junior and senior level engineering technology courses. The goal of the paper is to present to the community the best practices learned during the implementation and provide information on how the ePortfolios can be integrated with other course assignments, enhancing the course outcomes but without raising the burden from the instructor perspective. Class material is provided in the Appendix. The best approach was observed when: 1) scaffolding of the activity was done along the semester and was aligned with the pre-existing course activities (such as test, HW assignments, etc.), 2) the eP project was made optional for extra credit, 3) detailed instructions were provided (but were not asked to read all at once), and 4) a website template was provided.
Ayala, O. M., & Popescu, O. (2018, June), Lessons from Two Years of ePortfolio Implementation in Engineering Technology Courses Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30759
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