Consideration factors and adoption of type, tabulation and framework for creating e-portfolios
Computers & Education Volume 56, Number 2, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
The purpose of this research is to analyze the content of e-portfolios created by students in order to understand their tabulation and ways of displaying content. The analytic result shows that the number of outcome portfolios created by students is more than that of process portfolios. The five types of e-portfolio tabulation, in order of those most commonly created by students, are combination-based, content item-based, work-based, course unit-based, and time-based. The combination-based type incorporates the advantages of other tabulation types, while the content item-based and work-based types are better for clearly classifying data and step-by-step organization of it. Future research may further explore factors related to students’ decision of tabulation type, the difficulties they face in the process, and their mentality as they adopt a portfolio type.
Chang, C.C., Tseng, K.H., Yueh, H.P. & Lin, W.C. (2011). Consideration factors and adoption of type, tabulation and framework for creating e-portfolios. Computers & Education, 56(2), 452-465. Elsevier Ltd.