Portfolio as a Learning Tool
Content of the Lesson O Portfolio in General
O Portfolio Process
O What is a Digital Portfolio?
What does the word ”Portfolio” mean to You? O Spend a while with the word
”Portfolio”. O Use the Padlet and write down
what comes to your mind when you hear the word ”Portfolio” .
Why a Portfolio? O Changes in educational and pedagocial
thinking and practises
O Positive influence on learning, development
O Offers interesting connections between
different learning environments, learning histories and cooperation
What is a Portfolio? â€œA portfolio is not merely a collection of course projects, assignments, videotapes, and pictures designed to impress someone. If it is to meet its full potential, a por tfolio must be organized, goal-driven, per formance-based evidence that indicates the attainment of the knowledge, skills , and attitudes .â€œ Campbell, Melenyzer, Nettles, & Wyman (2000). Portfolio and Performance Assessment in Teacher Education
- Portfolio is a process where the analysis of learning, development
and advancement is as important as the final result.
- In the process of learning, teaching and developing is being
researched according to past, present and future.
Different Types of Portfolio - Basic Portfolio - Showcase / Sample Portfolio - Portfolio of Development and Learning - Assessment Portfolio
The Portfolio Process PROJECT purposes COLLECT and organize SELECT key artifacts INTERJECT personality REFLECT INSPECT to self-assess PERFECT AND evaluate CONNECT INJECT/EJECT to update
What is a Digital Portfolio? O Digital portfolios ďƒ multimedia portfolios, electronic
portfolios, e-folios and web folios
O Contain much of the content traditional portfolios include
but present these materials in digital format.
O Materials are presented using a combination of
multimedia technologies such as audio recordings, database, spreadsheet, video and others.
O A digital portfolio means that students can save their
work to a CD, DVD or a web page or similar.
O Coming ďƒ mPortofolios
Why a Digital Portfolio? O Accessibility O Portability O Creativity O Technology O Self confidence O New social networking
Examples of Digital Portfolio
Barrett, H. 2009. Online Personal Learning Environments: Structuring Electronig Portfolios for Lifelong and Life Wide Learning. On the Horizon.
Campbell, Melenyzer, Nettles, & Wyman. 2000. Portfolio and Performance Assessment in Teacher Education
Elbow & Belanoff. 1991. State University of New York at Stone Brook portfolio-based evaluation program in Belanoff & Dickson (edit.) Portfolios. Process and Product.
Krause, S. 1996. Portfolios in teacher education: Effects of instruction on preservice teachers’ early comprehension of the portfolio process. Journal of Teacher Education 47 (2), 130–138.
Niikko, A. 2001. Portfolio oppimisen ja kasvun välineenä. sokl.uef.fi/verkkojulkaisut/kipinat/AnneliN.htm