Assessment Issues and New Technologies: ePortfolio Possibilities

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Title Assessment Issues and New Technologies: ePortfolio Possibilities
Author Finger, Glenn; Jamieson-Proctor, Romina
Book Title Educational Assessment in the 21st Century: Connecting Theory and Practice
Editor Prof. Claire Wyatt-Smith & Prof. J. Joy Cumming
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Dordrecht
Publisher Springer
Abstract 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.
Peer Reviewed Yes
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Chapter Number 4
Page from 63
Page to 81
ISBN 978-1-4020-9963-2
Date Accessioned 2009-12-19
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research
Faculty Faculty of Education
Subject Education Assessment and Evaluation
Publication Type Book Chapters
Publication Type Code b1

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