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e-Portfolios for  Student Success Rich Robles University of Cincinnati
e-Portfolios for  Student Success <ul><li>e-Portfolio landscape at UC </li></ul><ul><li>UC Honors e-Portfolios </li></ul><...
e-Portfolio Landscape at UC
e-Portfolio Landscape at UC DAAP  SPACE
UC Honors e-Portfolio Objectives <ul><li>Students develop a sense of identity in a digital format </li></ul><ul><li>Integr...
UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Introduced in a first-year seminar gateway course (38HNRS101H) beginning in fall 2007 </li>...
 
UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Selected Nuventive’s iWebfolio product fall 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed for the creation...
 
UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Opened the opportunity to deploy thematic learning outcomes through assessment </li></ul><u...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>Keep the vision in mind- What is driving the  e-portfolio platform? </li></ul><ul><li>To open or n...
Implications for Practice <ul><li>Developing new ways of assessment (e.g., tagging) </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline communica...
http://www.iwebfolio.com/public/richrobles http://uchonors.pbwiki.com Rich Robles University of Cincinnati  Honors Program...
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E-Portfolios for Student Success

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Presentation for the Ohio Student Success Assessment Summit. Presentation by Rich Robles.

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E-Portfolios for Student Success

  1. 1. e-Portfolios for Student Success Rich Robles University of Cincinnati
  2. 2. e-Portfolios for Student Success <ul><li>e-Portfolio landscape at UC </li></ul><ul><li>UC Honors e-Portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul><ul><li>Implications for practice </li></ul>
  3. 3. e-Portfolio Landscape at UC
  4. 4. e-Portfolio Landscape at UC DAAP SPACE
  5. 5. UC Honors e-Portfolio Objectives <ul><li>Students develop a sense of identity in a digital format </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate curricular learning through student experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Establish learning map for professional and personal development and growth </li></ul><ul><li>Provide another resource for student information during academic advising </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase and reflect on learning opportunities through one or more of the thematic areas of the University Honors Program (Community Engagement, Global Studies, Leadership, and Research/Creative Arts) </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a comprehensive system of assessment in creating an accurate portrait of the Honors student population and measure of programmatic progress </li></ul>
  6. 6. UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Introduced in a first-year seminar gateway course (38HNRS101H) beginning in fall 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be required to submit a portfolio as a requisite to graduate with honors </li></ul><ul><li>Used Blackboard content management system </li></ul>
  7. 8. UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Selected Nuventive’s iWebfolio product fall 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed for the creation of customized templates for downloading </li></ul><ul><li>Stronger showcase portfolio system with the possibility for assessment and feedback </li></ul>
  8. 10. UC Honors e-Portfolios <ul><li>Opened the opportunity to deploy thematic learning outcomes through assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded learning outcomes for each thematic area (global studies, community engagement, leadership, research/creative arts) for experiential learning artifacts </li></ul><ul><li>Offers opportunity for exportability and customized reviewer options </li></ul>
  9. 11. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Keep the vision in mind- What is driving the e-portfolio platform? </li></ul><ul><li>To open or not to open-source? </li></ul><ul><li>The “Swiss Army Knife” keeps changing; need to prioritize features and build partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Striking the balance between administrative control and personal freedom </li></ul>
  10. 12. Implications for Practice <ul><li>Developing new ways of assessment (e.g., tagging) </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline communication for formative/ summative portfolios (i.e., e-mail, rss feeds) </li></ul><ul><li>The need to further build reflection as a practice and culture </li></ul>
  11. 13. http://www.iwebfolio.com/public/richrobles http://uchonors.pbwiki.com Rich Robles University of Cincinnati Honors Program 513.556.6255 | rich.robles@uc.edu

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