COURSE PORTFOLIO: A TOOL FOR ONLINE TEACHING
Lissa Pollacia, Richard Tarver, Northwestern State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-37-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
A course portfolio consists of materials that instructors collect and organize to demonstrate how a course is taught and facilitated or managed. A course portfolio can include any relevant documentation such as the syllabus, exams, exercises, problem sets, samples of student work, etc. It is important to include a framing statement that places the course in its institutional context and summarizes the major aspects of the course. In addition to the advantages of maintaining a course portfolio for a traditional class, a course portfolio for the online instructor provides many more advantages. It can help to prevent "academic amnesia" (what did I do last term?), it can help the instructor reflect on aspects of the course, and it can provide a means for assessment of the course by an academic administrator. Administrators are generally unfamiliar with the online environment, thus a portfolio provides documentation in a familiar printed format.
Pollacia, L. & Tarver, R. (2000). COURSE PORTFOLIO: A TOOL FOR ONLINE TEACHING. In D. Willis, J. Price & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 22-24). Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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A. Richard Tarver, Lissa Pollacia & Thomas Hanson, Northwestern State Univ., United States; Claude Simpson, Texas A & M Univ. at Kingsville, United States; Walter Creighton, Northwestern State Univ., United States
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