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ERIC Number: EJ1107589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2157-622X
Remake/Remodel: Using ePortfolios and a System of Gates to Improve Student Assessment and Program Evaluation
Lowenthal, Patrick; White, John W.; Cooley, Karen
International Journal of ePortfolio, v1 n1 p61-70 2011
Electronic portfolios have become increasingly popular. The value of a portfolio, though, depends on how, when, and why students create, submit, and have their portfolios evaluated. In the following paper, we describe how we redesigned a program's assessment and evaluation plan around the use of electronic portfolios and a system of gates focusing on the larger assessment/evaluation framework first and the technology second.
Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Georgia. North Instructional Plaza, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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