Electronic Portfolio

Electronic Portfolio Pedagogy

The focus of electronic portfolios is the student's learning experience. Electronic portfolios help to facilitate, support and enhance the learning process. The following are some purposes for implementing electronic portfolios:

  • reflection
  • interdisciplinary connections
  • peer collaboration
  • evidence-based learning
  • project-based learning
  • scaffolding assignments

What is Mahara ?

Mahara is a fully featured web application to build your electronic portfolio. You can create blogs, upload files, embed third-party resources from the web and collaborate with other users in groups. Mahara is already being used on campus and is available to all members of the Wesleyan community at: http://mahara.wesleyan.edu. More information about the Mahara product is available at: http://demo.mahara.org/

What is Wordpress ?

WordPress originated as a blogging software and has evolved into a content management system that can be used to create, among other things, electronic portfolios. It is available to all members of the Wesleyan community at: http://blogs.wesleyan.edu/ More information about the Wordpress product can be found at: https://www.wp101.com/tutorial/what-is-wordpress/

What is Digication ?

Digication is an online application that enables you to archive and share your academic work and and reflections through the creation of one or more online portfolios. More information about Digication can be found at: https://www.digication.com/index.html#slide3ep