ePortfolios are purposeful digital collections of student work that can be used to showcase efforts and ideas and act as archives of learning, discovery, progress, achievement and self-reflection. In addition, they promote multimodal communication as they allow for the inclusion of text, images, videos, audio clips and other types of media. ePortfolios can be used for a variety of purposes, such as to present and reflect on achievements within a specific course, to document study abroad experiences, to document progress within an educational program, and to provide a portrait of professional skills and abilities.
Students receive access to the ePortfolio platform in the first week of classes in their first semester of enrollment and keep this access through graduation and beyond. (As alumni of UB, students have continued access to their portfolios.)
ePortfolios are used throughout the UB Curriculum to help students develop such skills as:
ePortfolio use is not limited to UB Curriculum classes, and there is no limit to the number of ePortfolios a student can create. In addition to ePortfolios for specific courses, students can create ePortfolios for other purposes, such as to supplement applications for employment, graduate programs, scholarships, etc., or to document learning experiences outside of the classroom.
|Introduction to ePortfolio||Course Portfolios/Self-Archiving||Culminating Portfolio|
Other Foundations Courses
A new ePortfolio builder is available within Digication and can be selected when creating a new ePortfolio. Learn more...
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