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Many benefits have been reported in the literature for the use of portfolios in general as well as additional benefits of having these portfolios in an interactive, electronic format.

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Benefits of portfolios

Additional benefits offered by electronic portfolios.

E-portfolios bring a range of technology tools that have the potential to enhance portfolio learning.
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Sources:

Armitage, C. (1998, December 16th) ‘The benefits of pause for thought’, The Australian, p.16 in Woodward, H. & Nanlohy, P. (2004) ‘Digital portfolios: fact or fashion?’ Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 29 (2) pp.227-238

Challis, M. (1999) ‘Portfolio-based learning and assessment in medical education’, Medical Teacher, 21 (4) pp.370-386

Clegg, S., Hudson, A. & Mitchell, A. (2005) ‘The personal created through dialogue: enhancing the possibilities through the use of new media’, ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology , 13(1) pp.3-15

Greenberg, G. (2004) ‘The digital convergence: Extending the portfolio model’, Educause Review, 39 (4) pp.28-37

Hartnell-Young, E. & Morriss, M. (1999) Digital Professional Portfolios For Change, Skylight, Illinois

Joyce, P. (2005) ‘A framework for portfolio development in postgraduate nursing practice’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 14 pp.456-463

Mathers, N.J., Challis, M.C., Howe, A.C. & Field, N.J. (1999) ‘Portfolios in Continuing Medical Education – Effective and Efficient? Medical Education, 33 pp.521-530

Woodward, H. & Nanlohy, P. (2004) ‘Digital portfolios: fact or fashion?’ Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education 29 (2) pp.227-238

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