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ERIC Number: EJ793271
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 14
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1534-5084
The Diagnostician's Portfolio: A Tool for Evaluation and Reflection
Adams, Paula W.; Swicegood, Philip R.; Lynch, Sharon A.
Assessment for Effective Intervention, v29 n2 p53-66 2004
This article discusses the benefits of professional portfolios for educational diagnosticians throughout their careers as a means of documenting proficiency and experience in communication, assessment, time management, organization, community resources, and educational planning. Various purposes of the portfolio are considered; for gaining employment, as a tool for informing performance evaluations, for supporting professional growth and development throughout the career, along with differences in the nature of the portfolio according to its purpose. The article also addresses the possible contents, organization, and format of the educational diagnostician's portfolio. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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