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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE C 2012 Vol.13 No.1 P.37-47


Building an e-Portfolio with a learning plan centric approach

Author(s):  Lam-for Kwok, Ka-shing Chan

Affiliation(s):  Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Corresponding email(s):   cslfkwok@cityu.edu.hk, mr.kschan@gmail.com

Key Words:  E-Portfolio, Educational technology system, Lifelong learning

Lam-for Kwok, Ka-shing Chan. Building an e-Portfolio with a learning plan centric approach[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science C, 2012, 13(1): 37-47.

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A portfolio records achievements in the personal growth process. A personal development e-Portfolio assists an individual in planning his/her development path and reflecting upon his/her own learning. In this article, we propose an approach to constructing a personal development portfolio. An abstract information model is presented to support such a portfolio. The information model is proposed based upon and according to IMS standards. The use of this approach is illustrated by way of a prototype e-Portfolio system. The usage scenario and limitations of such a portfolio are also discussed.

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