A portfolio is a collection of student work that demonstrates the student's efforts, progress, and achievements that are gathered over the course of a student's academic career. An ePortfolio is an electronic version of a portfolio. These items, stored as "artifacts," may be assembled into various formats that can be:
shared with potential employers
used as evidence of accomplishments/skills for applications
used to create a personal portfolio that can be shared
used in University assessment or program accreditation
Artifact: An electronic form that collects and stores a variety of student and faculty work, from general files to syllabi to lesson plans, which users can attach to assignments, course binders, field experience binders, and portfolios.
Assessment: The evaluation, appraisal, or measurement of a student’s knowledge and skills. Also the area where a student can view the rubrics attached to assignments.
Assignment: Any task, such as an essay, lesson plan, or reflection, assigned to a student and sent through a course.
Pending Task: An area of the Home tool that reminds you of items that you need to complete.
Course Binder: An electronic version of a binder notebook in which students can upload and store artifacts and documents within previously defined tabs.