Case Studies: Encouraging Student Refection
How were ePortfolios used?
The ePortfolio was used as an assessment tool.Students were assessed on the following tasks:
Weekly assignments: Each assignment coveredone or more topics taught that week. Students postedtheir initial work on Blackboard. Both classmates andthe teacher added their comments to the work andthe students then used this feedback to improve whatthey had done. Final versions of the assignments wereposted in the ePortfolios.
Self-evaluation of one’s performance in theassignments by following the assessment rubrics. Theself-evaluation form was submitted for the teacher’sreview via the ePortfolio.
Selection of the ve best weekly assignments forshowcasing in the ePortfolio.
A group research proposal which was developedin the ePortfolio.
Social Work Research and Evaluation (SS4114)
80 students in Semester B, 2009/2010