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The use of ePortfolios has proliferated in educational settings with over 60% of higher education institutions reporting some form of implementation. This issue is seeking articles about the implementation of ePortfolio programs, at the classroom, extracurricular, program and college-wide levels. Articles addressing the following questions are encouraged, but any submissions based on these themes are welcome.
- What have you learned in developing ePortfolio programs? How have you made decisions about the program? Who was involved? What are the lessons learned?
- Platform selection is crucial in developing ePortfolio programs—What is the process you or your institution has used to select the most appropriate platform? What problems did your platform solve? What programs did it strengthen?
- How have you introduced the ePortfolio program? Who has been involved? What are the components you have found to be helpful?
- What should an institution/individual consider in sustaining an ePortfolio program?
- AAEEBL Conference Theme (Fall 2020)
- Longer articles (3,000 to 5,000 words) about practical research, administrative reports, or case studies with generalizable results – again, not as peer-reviewed research but as reports.
- Short articles (1,000 to 1,500 words) discussing a case study at an institution/course, offering advice and opinions to other ePortfolio practitioners.
- How-to articles, tutorials on specific tools or approaches (500 to 1,500 words).
- Interviews (500 to 1000 words) with key individuals directly involved with the use of ePortfolios.
- Announcements (up to 300 words) of items regarding the use of ePortfolios in the field.