ERIC Number: ED392542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Student Portfolios: A Collection of Articles.
Fogarty, Robin, Ed.
More and more, schools are looking to student portfolios as a valid, reliable, and authentic form of assessment. This collection offers practical, well-researched answers to a variety of philosophical, organizational, and implementational questions surrounding portfolio assessment. Articles in the first section provide a rationale for student portfolios and address initial concerns teachers have when exploring portfolios as an assessment tool. Chapters in the second part focus on the practical concerns related to implementing portfolios in the classroom, and on the varied aspects of this process, including the role of technology. Articles in the third section center on the reflective sharing of portfolios and its important place in the assessment process. The articles are as follows: (1) "Setting Standards for Students: The Case for Authentic Assessment" (Linda Darling-Hammond); (2) "Portfolio Assessment and the New Paradigm: New Instruments and New Places" (Brenda S. Engel); (3) "Assessing Portfolios Using the Constructivist Paradigm" (F. Leon Paulson and Pearl R. Paulson); (4) "Portfolio Assessment" (Susan Black); (5) "'What Do You Really Care About Here?': Portfolios as Rites of Passage" (Judith Fueyo); (6) "User-Friendly Portfolios: The Search Goes On" (Susan Mandel Glazer and others); (7) "What Makes a Portfolio a Portfolio?" (F. Leon Paulson and others); (8) "The Portfolio Connection: Real-World Examples" (Robin Fogerty and others); (9) "Portfolio Assessment: Sampling Student Work" (Dennie Palmer Wolf); (10) "Electronic Portfolios--Some Pivotal Questions" (Christopher Moersch and Louis M. Fisher III); (11) "Technology-Supported Portfolio Assessment" (Helen C. Barrett); (12) "Portfolios and Self-Assessment" (Leslie Ballard); (13) "Portfolio Assessment: Documenting Authentic Student Learning" (Vincent J. Melograno); (14) "Student-Led Portfolio Conferences" (F. Leon Paulson and Pearl R. Paulson); (15) "Portfolios and Your Child: Some Questions and Answers for Parents and Families" (Vermont State Department of Education); and (16) "Portfolios Invite Reflection--from Students and Staff" (Elizabeth A. Hebert). (HTH)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Performance Based Assessment, Performance Factors, Portfolio Assessment, Student Evaluation, Student Participation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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