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ERIC Number: EJ1055535
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1949-6427
Creation of Electronic Portfolios in an Educational Leadership Cohort
Boggan, Matthew K.; Harper, Sallie
Journal of Case Studies in Education, v1 Jan 2011
According to a study conducted by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (2002), approximately 90% of universities and colleges of education use portfolios regarding student assessment. Forty percent of universities use electronic portfolios in teacher certification programs for licensing. Because of the popular use of electronic portfolios (eportfolios) as a major assessment instrument in education programs, particularly educational leadership programs, a need exist to look at the effectiveness, validity, and reliability of eportfolios. Educational Leadership Programs at Mississippi State University-Meridian currently uses taskstream software ( as a means to collect data and create student electronic portfolios. This presentation will look at the effectiveness of electronic portfolios and taskstream software and will address the following themes: (1) A review of requirements for electronic portfolio implementation, (2) the benefits of electronic portfolios, (3) models/ template designs and the use of rubrics for research assignments in taskstream software, (4) reflections of Mississippi State University-Meridian Educational Leadership (EDL) students on technology integration, and (5) serving purpose of Electronic Portfolios for student and program data collection.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi
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