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This page contains information that may be useful to faculty considering using portfolios in the classroom or for developing a portfolio of their own.


Association for Authentic, Experiential, Evidence-Based Learning


Inter/National Coalition For Electronic Portfolio Research

American Association for Colleges and Universities- Value Project rubrics

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment

Implementation of portfolios 

Buzzetto-More, N.A., Sweat-Guy, R. (2007) A comparative analysis of common e-Portfolio features and available platforms. Educator’s Voice, 9(5). Link

Reardon, R. C., Lumsden, J. A., & Meyer, K. E. (2006). Developing an E-portfolio program: Providing a comprehensive tool for student development, reflection, and integration. NASPA Journal, 42(3) Link


Portfolios for Learning and Assessment 


Ahn, J. (2004). Electronic portfolios: Blending technology, accountability & assessment. T H E Journal, 31(9), 12-18. Link

Banta, T.W., Griffin, M., Flateby, T.L., & Kahn, S. (2009, December). Three promising alternatives for assessing college students' knowledge and skills. (NILOA Occasional Paper No.2). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois and Indiana University, National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment. Link

Fitch, D., Reed, B. G., Peet, M., & Tolman, R. (2008). The use of ePortfolios in evaluating the curriculum and student learning. Journal of Social Work Education, 44(3), 37-54. Link

Hewett, S. M. (2004). Improving instructional practices. TechTrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning, 48(5), 26-30 Link




Rhodes, T. L. (2011). Making Learning Visible and Meaningful Through Electronic Portfolios. Change, 43(1), 6-13. Link

Shephard, K. (2009). e is for exploration: Assessing hard-to-measure learning outcomes. British Journal of Educational Technology, 40(2), 386-398. Link




Wickersham, L. E., & Chambers, S. M. (2006). ePortfolios: Using technology to enhance and assess student learning. Education, 126(4), 738. Link




Portfolio usage in the disciplines 

Bierer, S. B., Dannefer, E. F., Taylor, C., Hall, P., & Hull, A. L. (2008). Methods to assess students' acquisition, application and integration of basic science knowledge in an innovative competency-based curriculum. Medical Teacher, 30(7), 171-177. Link

McNelis M.A., H. S. (2008). Access and creativity in the master of science in nursing. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 14(4) Link

Wilhelm, L., Puckett, K., Beisser, S., Wishart, W., Merideth, E., & Sivakumaran, T. (2006). Lessons learned from the implementation of electronic portfolios at three universities. TechTrends, 50(4), 62-71 Link