The article on eportfolio was written by Will Meeus, Frederick Questir, and Thea Dirks. The article is titled “Open Source Eportfolio:development and implementation of an institution wide electronic portfolio platform for students. The article provides a summary of how the eportfolio platform works. The article also details the way in which institutions are implementing the platform for students. The article concludes with an overview of the future of the eportfolio platform.
The increase in the use of communication technology has lead to the widespread acceptance of the eportfolio. The eportfolio tends to be student centered competence oriented, cyclical with regard to action and reflection, and multi-media oriented. The eportfolio is a very dynamic tool that will allow students to showcase their talents.