4 steps to setting up your bPortfolio

During the Residency Teacher Certification program you will be asked to document evidence of your good work and the good work of your students.  To accomplish this, you will set up and maintain a blog.  A blog is an online journaling tool that includes links to other media (or artifacts) such as documents, images, and […]

Learning how to assess learning portfolios

David Wicks, Assistant Professor, Director of Instructional Technology, Seattle Pacific University Andrew Lumpe, Professor, Associate Dean, School of Education, Seattle Pacific University Abstract: When institutions switch from a program assessment system to individual learning portfolios, students spend more time reflecting upon, personalizing, and documenting their work. During such a transition, assessment design becomes more challenging. […]

Blackboard 9 – Grade Center Workshop

[blip.tv ?posts_id=2993207&dest=28733] View Full Screen Learn how to add and configure columns for assignments, quizzes, tests, and other assessments. Add and configure columns for assignments, quizzes, tests, and other assessments. Enter scores, comments, and include feedback. Export and import grades to/from a spreadsheet. Download all student documents for a single assessment. Set up weighted grading.

Coining a new term – bPortfolios

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about electronic portfolios recently.  Both faculty and students have been unhappy with our current implementation.  Faculty see the system as onerous because it doesn’t fit well with their current assessment practices. Students view the system as just another requirement, rather than as a way to reflect on their […]