ERIC Number: EJ787548
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 14
To Portfolio or Not to Portfolio: Helpful or Hyped?
College Teaching, v56 n1 p7-10 Win 2008
Portfolios have received mixed but primarily positive reviews in colleges and universities. The portfolio offers a tool of authentic assessment as well as an opportunity for students to be reflective practitioners. Portfolio implementation and evaluation has become a feature of many university departments. The author describes different approaches to portfolios, as well as the origins of and research related to portfolio use.
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Evaluation Methods, College Students, Student Evaluation, Student Teacher Evaluation, Preservice Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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