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E-Portfolios in Higher Education

Following various definitions, an e-portfolio may be described as a collection of work, objects, or documented processes selected by the portfolio author, similar to the traditional definition of a portfolio. An electronic portfolio is often defined as a digital container for storing visual and auditory content, including text, images, video, and sound. It is designed to support a variety of learning processes, educational aims, and assessment purposes. The process of working with an e-portfolio has been further defined as continuous and systematic reflection, support of learner’s self-regulation, social networking, valorizing nonformal and informal learning experiences, supporting instructors’ planning and management, shifting control from instructor to student, and changing curriculum design up to promoting reform of the traditional education system. The role of an e-portfolio to ...

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