List of Figures vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xv About the Authors xix Introduction 1 PART 1 Documenting Learning with ePortfolios 5 1 Why Document Learning? 7 2 A Stakeholder?s Approach to Documenting Learning 25 3 Designing Effective ePortfolio Learning Activities 41 PART 2 Creating and Implementing ePortfolios 67 4 Engaging Today?s Learners: Students and ePortfolios 69 5 ePortfolios Outside the Classroom: Involving Campus Partners 85 6 Using ePortfolios to Support Assessment 95 PART 3 Practical Considerations for Implementing ePortfolios 105 7 Faculty Development and ePortfolios 107 8 Selecting ePortfolio Technologies to Support Learning 121 9 Evaluating the Impact of ePortfolios 139 Conclusion 145 References 149 Index 155
Tracy Penny Light is assistant professor, St. Jerome's University. Her research focuses on ePortfolio implementation and the ability for reflection in ePortfolios to transform the student experience. Helen L. Chen is a research scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the ePortfolio project manager in the Office of the Registrar, Stanford University. John C. Ittelson is the director of outreach to the California Virtual Campus, and he consults to the CalStateTEACH Project for California State University, Monterey Bay. He is also the co-chair of the Academic ePortfolio Workgroup for the Postsecondary Electronics Standards Council.