ePortfolios: from class to the web.
ePortfolios: from class to the web

This page presents a list of pedagogical resources for teachers, including a selected bibliography of important ePortfolio work from recent years.

One of the key resources is the NCTE’s whitepaper on ePortfolios, representing best practices for a variety of stakeholders. NCTE’s Principles and Practices in Electronic Portfolios

Full List of Resources

If you are a teacher/participant, you can access all the resources we’ve put together, including materials you might adapt for students, on our ISUComm Courses site.

Selected Bibliography

Blakely, Barbara J. and Susan B. Pagnac. “Pausing in the Whirlwind: A Campus Place-Based Curriculum in a Multimodal Foundation Communication Course.”  WPA 35.2 (Spring 2012): 11-37.
Desmet, Christy et al. “Reflection, Revision, and Assessment in First-Year Composition ePortfolios.” Journal of General Education 57.1 (2008): 15-30.
Herring, Susan C., Lois Ann Scheidt, Sabrina Bonus, and Elijah Wright. “Bridging the Gap: A Genre Analysis of Weblogs.” In System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on, 11–pp. IEEE, 2004.
Lutz, Bryan; O’Connell, Rebecca; York, Eric. “Brokering ISUComm Sites: Toward the Creation of a Large-Scale ePortfolio Platform for Multimodal Composition” SIGDOC: Special Interest Group on Design of Communication. ACM Digital Library, 2014.
Mok Jane. “As a student, I do think that the learning effectiveness of electronic portfolios depends, to quite a large extent, on the attitude of students!’” The Electronic Journal of e-Learning 10:4 (2012) 407-416.
Selfe, Cynthia L. “The Movement of Air, the Breath of Meaning: Aurality and Multimodal Composing.” College Composition & Communication 60:4 (2009): 616–63.
Shepard, Craig E. and Doris U. Bolliger. “The effects of electronic portfolio tools on online students’ perceived support and cognitive load.” Internet and Higher Education 14 (2011) 142–149.
Wang, Charles Xiaoxue. “An Evaluation Research.” TechTrends 53:1 (2009): 59.
Yancey, Kathleen Blake. “Postmodernism, Palimpsest, and Portfolios: Theoretical Issues in the Representation of Student Work.” College Composition and Communication, 2004, 738–61.