Electronic Portfolio White Paper

Electronic Portfolio White Paper. Everybody is talking about e-portfolios these days, and this paper talks about them a lot, 68 PDF pages worth. With contributors from Blackboard, eCollege, EDUCAUSE and a bunch of universities, among others, this paper also carries some clout. The paper aims to provide “a comprehensive review of electronic portfolios, from a conceptual understanding of applications to identifying technical and interoperability requirements (and) to provide a conceptual overview exploring potential opportunities and challenges to electronic portfolio adopters and developers.” This it does, with a series of use cases and a good conceptual overview. Several architectures are proposed, but in the end, only the ‘peer-to-peer’ model is worth considering, since the others are tied to enterprise systems. Comprehensive references and resources. If you are interested in ePortfolios, I can’t think of a better place to start than with this discussion. By Gary Greenberg, ed., ePort Consortium, November 3, 2003 [Refer][Research][Reflect] [OLDaily]

The notion of portfolios is relevant and applicable well beyond the campus. I routinely ask to see samples of people’s work when interviewing. We all produce portfolios of our work. The question is how well organized is your portfolio.