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Digital portfolios : powerful tools for promoting professional growth and reflection
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2nd ed.
Publication Information:
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, 2007
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xviii, 109 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
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′Teaches you how to build a portfolio and shows the potential benefits of the portfolio process. Qualitative research, which is essentially what portfolios lead to, is beneficial for teachers because it forces them to reflect on what actually happens in their classrooms. I can′t think of a more powerful tool for learning and growth′ - Erin Powers, English Teacher, Paul Revere Charter Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

Create a digital portfolio that effectively communicates your professional values, goals, and achievements!

Digital technology offers powerful tools to educators who wish to develop electronic portfolios to foster and enrich their professional development. Digital Portfolios, Second Edition , written by experts in the field, shows how you can use digital portfolios as a key component of your continuous professional learning and development.

In this revised edition, Elizabeth Hartnell-Young and Maureen Morriss demonstrate how teachers, principals, and professors of education can develop high-quality portfolios that reflect personal vision, record professional growth, and celebrate achievements.

The authors present a comprehensive framework for portfolio development, from determining the audience and selecting material from a personal archive, to defining, producing, and sharing your digital portfolio. This timely resource offers ten easy-to-follow steps and:

· Provides the "why" for creating digital portfolios

· Emphasizes the importance of reflection as part of the process

· Presents tips and strategies for using digital technology

· Includes guidelines for evaluating portfolios

Whether you are a novice teacher or a veteran educator, this practical handbook provides a comprehensive guide to the latest methods and techniques in professional portfolio development.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Connecting Ideas to Spur Thinking
Preface to the Second Edition
About the Authors
1 Professional Learning, Portfolios, and Today's Technology
2 Why Go Digital?
3 Looking Forward, Looking Back: Integrating Personal Vision Into Your Portfolio
4 Ten Steps to Producing a Digital Portfolio
5 Understanding the Technology: Keeping the Portfolio Alive!
6 Presenting a Digital Portfolio
7 Evaluating a Digital Portfolio
8 Sharing the Knowledge: Global Networking
9 Enhancing Change Through Digital Portfolio Development