The Journey to Best Practices: Results of a Two-Year Study of e-Portfolio Implementation in Beginning Composition Courses
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Fournier, J., Lane, C. & Corbett, S. (2007). The Journey to Best Practices: Results of a Two-Year Study of e-Portfolio Implementation in Beginning Composition Courses. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 2008-2016). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2007
June 25, 2007
Craig Montgomerie & Jane Seale
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In this paper, we present a case of implementing new technology. New technologies are often described or introduced to teachers and administrators in terms of their ideal use. Such accounts of "best practices" often fail to specify the conditions that contributed to success in a particular context. We describe the initial steps in a journey towards best practices, discussing the implementation path for electronic portfolios in beginning composition courses at the University of Washington. We highlight changes in the learning environment and classroom practice that emerged as critical for advancing along the trajectory toward an effective implementation of e-portfolios. This case identifies variables for other institutions to consider as they introduce e-portfolios or other new technologies.
- Usage Analysis in Learning Systems
- Supporting E-Learning with Technologies for Electronic Documents
- Internet-Based Training of Academics: Barriers
- Practicing what you preach: A learner-centered Learning Management System (LMS) training and support program for faculty.
- Learning Objects in Context
- e-Learning platforms for Semantic Web
- The Effects of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in Grammar Classrooms
- Introducing a framework-oriented approach to develop an intelligent tutoring system
- A Review of Benefits and Limitations of Online Learning in the Context of the Student, the Instructor and the Tenured Faculty
- Computational Intelligence in Web-Based Education: A Tutorial
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