Academic Catalog

MED763 Academic Portfolios

This course provides an in-depth examination of the principles of using academic portfolios for authentic assessment. The richness of the portfolio as a valuable assessment tool in schooling has become evident to educators in the United States and throughout the world. Academic portfolios have been introduced, implemented, and modified to measure student achievement. This course addresses the importance of portfolios and e-portfolios in the academic lives of students and teachers. This course provides students with an understanding of the various definitions of print and e-portfolios, and promotes understanding of student evaluation and assessment.