Assignments and Activities

Digital Portfolios: A Vehicle for Authentic Assessment

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A. "7 Important Questions Before Implementing Digital Portfolios" (post) poses core questions to help instructors "truly embrace the power that a digital portfolio can bring into our [classes] ... [and] go beyond a collection that only represents one year of learning, but can show the progression over time."

20 Tips for Student Blogging

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"20 Ideas for Solid Student Blogging" (post) from Ditch That Textbook  builds on students' love of posting and their experiences as "digital collaborators."

  • It outlines "20 things to consider" if you opt for "student blogging articles/chat comments/podcasts" as assignments or activities to help students "be there when they engage with [your] content]."
  • Points below are developed more fully in the post.

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