Create or view an ePortfolio at NCC's Digication web site:
The NCC's ePortfolio Adventure site has much more information on ePortfolios:
An E-portfolio is essentially an electronic version of a paper-based portfolio, created in a computer environment, and incorporating not just text, but graphic, audio and video material as well, designed to support a variety of pedagogical processes and assessment purposes.
Digication is the platform NCC is using for students and faculty to create and share ePortfolios. It's an online e-Portfolio tool for showcasing work and achievements.
To go to NCC's Digication website click here or the picture link on the right.
To visit the NCC's ePortfolio Adventure site click here. or the link on the right.
The benefits of electronic portfolios are many and varied. The literature on ePortfolios is extensive. The following summarizes the main points found in much of the literature:
The following outlines some of the benefits for ePortfolio user groups:
increased learning effectiveness
gain academic credit for learning beyond the classroom
reflections on artifacts as well as how they match goals and standards
help students make connections among their formal and informal learning experiences
prompt learners to articulate their learning goals from different perspectives
allow individuals to display learning in ways overlooked or undervalued by other assessment means
leverage student motivation
align objectives and evaluation strategies
allow for more fruitful advising
enable the efficient management of student deliverables in distance courses
enhance relationships among ePortfolio creators and mentors
respond to calls for greater accountability and outcomes-based accreditation
transportability of credits
increase transparency for evaluation and benchmarking