Assessment issues and new technologies: ePortfolio possibilities

Finger, Glenn and Jamieson-Proctor, Romina (2009) Assessment issues and new technologies: ePortfolio possibilities. In: Educational assessment in the 21st century: connecting theory and practice. Springer Science+Business Media, Netherlands, pp. 63-81. ISBN 978-1-4020-9963-2


The emergence of new information and communication technologies(ICTs) call for new ways of learning and teaching, and integral to this call is new ways of assessing. This chapter provides insights into how ICT offers educators valuable assessment tools with which to more appropriately assess 21st-century lifelong learnerswho increasingly experience learning in digital, networked learning contexts in which learning involves collaboration and constructing new knowledge. This chapter explores how the interests of learning improvement and accountability can be served using online resources, particularly ePortfolios, and how they can be enhanced by the use of Web 2.0 technologies. Issues and insights are provided
through an exploration into how ICT can provide valuable assessment tools for diverse stakeholders, including students, parents, administrators and policy officers.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2010 00:15
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 02:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: assessment; ePortfolios; ICT
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930301 Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9964-9 4

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