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efolios for 21st Century Learners PROCEEDINGS

, , Jacksonville State University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Quebec City, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-63-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

In a recent conference presentation, Mark Prensky stated, “For today's kids to learn, engagement is more important than content.” He continued, “Content won't help students learn throughout their lives, but engagement will.“(Prensky, 2005). What better way to engage students than that of teaching through real-life, collaborative projects allowing students to publish via their learning efolio. This presentation will provide a practical solution for engaging students in their learning environment through web publishing that is easy, economical, and provides a safe working environment for students. The ePortfolio is Internet based and easily follows the student throughout his/her educational career. The ability to share documents allows for peer editing and teacher commentary. Student efolios will be shared as well as research collected in the project. Techniques for replicating the project will be available, including teacher training, student training, and portfolio development.

Citation

Herring, D. & Friery, K. (2007). efolios for 21st Century Learners. In T. Bastiaens & S. Carliner (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 950-955). Quebec City, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 14, 2018 from .

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