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ERIC Number: EJ1131064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1792-8788
Developing a Pedagogical Framework for the Design and the Implementation of e-Portfolios in Educational Practice
Jimoyiannis, Athanassios
Themes in Science and Technology Education, v5 n1-2 p107-132 2012
A theoretical framework for designing, implementing and researching students' engagement, learning, and personal development in e-portfolios is described in this article. After providing an overview of the research on e-portfolios in education, the paper analyses the theoretical foundations of e-portfolio learning. Following it proposes a conceptual and organizational framework for teachers and instructors a) to conceptualize principles of student motivation, self-directed learning and reflection, and b) to implement effective e-portfolio learning initiatives at secondary and higher education, and teacher professional development. Finally, the article presents representative case studies and good practice examples regarding the implementation of e-portfolio initiatives using different tools in various educational contexts and programs.
Themes in Science and Technology Education. The Educational Approaches to Virtual Reality Technologies Laboratory, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR 45110, Greece. Tel: +30-2651005697; Fax: +30-2651005854; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
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