The changing landscape of ePortfolios: A case study in one Australian university

  • Urszula Coffey Griffith Univeristy
  • Kevin Ashford-Rowe Griffith University

Abstract

The potential of ePortfolios for both students and staff has generated considerable interest and investment by universities over the past ten years or so within Australia. Despite funded projects, ePortfolio specific conferences and a range of commercial and open software, there is not wide spread uptake of ePortfolios, although many universities continue to try and test a range of different options. This paper reports upon the experience of an Australian university when considering implementation and uptake of ePortfolio technology between 2008 and 2011. It describes the technological and sectoral factors that have to some extent shaped Australian ePortfolio context and affected the institutional ePortfolio initiative at Griffith University.

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Author Biographies

Urszula Coffey, Griffith Univeristy
Project Officer,  Information Services (Learning and Teaching)

Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan, Queensland, Australia.

Kevin Ashford-Rowe, Griffith University

Director, Information Services (Learning and Teaching)

Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan, Queensland, Australia.

Published
2014-08-03
How to Cite
Coffey, U., & Ashford-Rowe, K. (2014). The changing landscape of ePortfolios: A case study in one Australian university. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 30(3). https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.199