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A case of institutional PLE: integration of VLE and e-portfolio for students

Salinas, Jesús and Marín, Victoria and Escandell, Catalina (2011) A case of institutional PLE: integration of VLE and e-portfolio for students. pp. 1-16. In: Proceedings of the The PLE Conference 2011, 10th - 12th July 2011, Southampton, UK.

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This paper presents an exploratory study of the potential for offering students elements to construct their own personal learning environments, through a combination of an e-portfolio and integrated learning platform. The intention was to integrate an institutional virtual learning environment; an e-portfolio for assembling work, where the students can include ideas and reflections and create their own work; and social networks as powerful communication tools, particularly of an informal nature. The study aims to find out whether students think that an e-portfolio can improve project assignments when used in collaborative group work; whether this independent way of learning enriches collaborative work and reciprocity among the members of each group so that a knowledge-building process is generated in the case study in question; and whether using e-portfolios contributes more effectively to the achievement of the course’s proposed learning outcomes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Web Science Comments:PLE Conference 2011
Subjects:Web Science Events > Personal Learning Environment Conference 2011
ID Code:585
Deposited By: W S T Administrator
Deposited On:12 Jul 2011 06:57
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 16:12

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