This week Patrick Dickson, College of Education, Terri Gustafson, College of Education, Scott Schopieray, College of Arts & Letters, and Kate Sonka, College of Arts & Letters, will present “ePortfolios @ MSU: Present and Future.” at the brown bag instructional technology seminar series.
In this session, the presenters are going to share their ePortfolio experiences and describe various initiatives across the MSU campus using or considering using ePortfolios. Interest in ePortfolios seems to be growing in higher education and at MSU. In July, Patrick gave a presentation at the AAEEBL (Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning) conference in Boston, and discovered two other presentations by colleagues from MSU on their uses of ePortfolios -- funny how sometimes one needs to travel to a conference to find out what’s happening here. There were many presentations at AAEEBL that reflected the growing interest in ePortfolios in universities around the country.
During fall semester several of the presenters began conversations about the possibility of forming an ePortfolio interest group at MSU. An initial meeting was held in December 2014 to discuss ways in which the MSU community might share ideas about ePortfolios. If you would like to be kept informed about the ePortfolio Interest Group the presenters are organizing, please go to this page and add your name:
This session will be of interest to all who are interested in learning about the status of ePortfolios at MSU. Also, ePortfolios are enabled in D2L and students are able to transfer their ePortfolio to a D2L hosted site for no charge (D2L has not specified when or if they would change this business model) upon graduation.