Title: Electronic Portfolio Development
I. Course Description
Developing and using an electronic portfolio. For one credit, students create an electronic portfolio, selecting from a variety of strategies for development, organization, storage and presentation. Second credit includes adding digital audio and video clips to the portfolio. Third credit covers reading assignments, issues, and research on electronic portfolio development for a variety of ages and situations, including useful criteria for evaluating portfolios based on national or local standards.
II. Course Design
b. Variable: 1.0 -3.0 credits
First credit for basic portfolio development and introduction to literature
Second credit for adding various tools for multimedia components, including digital audio and video
Third credit for active participation in reading and discussion of literature, plus publishing e-portfolio
c. Scheduled for 15.0 hours of instruction per credit. Approximately 30 additional hours will be required outside of class to complete course work for each credit.
Development of Electronic Portfolio - 50%: Participants must develop an electronic portfolio to demonstrate professional experience and abilities.
Second Credit - E-Portfolio Tools
3.3 Replicating the Portfolio Development/Publishing Process with HyperStudio (or other hypermedia program) or with a HTML/WWW Page Editor
3.4 Recording portfolio to appropriate medium (CD-ROM, WWW server, video tape)
3.5 Presenting the portfolio to an audience and evaluating the portfolio based on an evaluation rubric
6.2 How each stage of the portfolio development process contributes to teachers' professional development:
VII. Course Instructional Goals and Defined Outcomes
Course Goals (second credit)
3.0 Electronic Portfolio Organization and Publishing Process
3.3 Participants will discuss how to replicate the Electronic Portfolio Development Process with HyperStudio (or other hypermedia program) or with HTML/WWW Page Editor.
4.2 Participants will be able to digitize and compress appropriate audio clips.
4.3 Participants will be able to incorporate their compressed digitized audio and video clips into their electronic portfolios.
4.4 Participants will be able to create a digital story about the highlights of their portfolio.
5.2 Participants will be able to discuss how each stage of the portfolio development process contributes to ongoing teacher professional development.
5.3 Participants will be able to discuss the implementation and evaluation of electronic portfolios at different age levels.
5.4 Participants will be able to discuss the technologies necessary to produce electronic portfolios in their own situations.
Baron, Cynthia (1996). Creating a Digital Portfolio. Indianapolis: Hayden Books
Barrett, Helen (1998). "Strategic Questions." Learning & Leading with Technology (October, 1998)
Brown, Genevieve and Irby, Beverly (1997). The Principal Portfolio. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press
Burke, Kay (1997). Designing Professional Portfolios for Change. Palatine, Illinois: IRI/SkyLight Training & Publishing
Burke, Kay (ed.) (1996). Professional Portfolios. Palatine, Illinois: IRI/SkyLight Training & Publishing
Campbell, Cignetti, Melenyzer, Nettles & Wyman (1997). How to Develop a Professional Portfolio: A Manual for Teachers. California University of Pennsylvania.
Danielson, Charlotte; Abrutyn, Leslye (1997) An Introduction to Using Portfolios in the Classroom. Alexandria: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Glatthorn, Allan (1996). The Teacher's Portfolio: Fostering and Documenting Professional Development. Rockport, MA: Pro>Active Publications.
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Lyons, Nona (ed.) (1998). With Portfolio in Hand: validating the new teacher professionalism. New York: Teachers College Press.
Martin, Debra Bayles (1999) The Portfolio Planner - Making Professional Portfolios Work for You. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.
Martin-Kniep, Giselle (1998). Why Am I Doing This? Purposeful Teaching through Portfolio Assessment. Portsmouth: Heinemann
McLaughlin, Maureen; Vogt, MaryEllen (1996). Portfolios in Teacher Education. Newark: International Reading Association.
McLaughlin, Vogt, Anderson, DuMez, Peter, Hunter (1998). Professional Portfolio Models: Reflections across the Teaching Profession. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers.
Niguidula, David (1997) The Digital Portfolio: A Richer Picture of Student Performance [online at: http://www.essentialschools.org/pubs/exhib_schdes/dp/dptitle.htm] The HTML version of an excellent CD-ROM on the research conducted by the Coalition on digital portfolios in five different schools.
Porter, Carol & Cleland, Janell (1995) The Portfolio as a Learning Strategy. Portsmouth: Heinemann.
Seldin, Peter (1997). The Teaching Portfolio. Bolton: Anker Publishing
Shaklee, Beverly D., [et al.] (1997) Designing and Using Portfolios. Boston: Allyn and Bacon