Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors / Edition 2

Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors / Edition 2

by Nedra Reynolds, Rich Rice
     
 

Brief but thorough, Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors provides the practical tips and pedagogical support that instructors and program managers need to successfully integrate portfolios into their courses, as well as create their own teaching portfolios. New coverage of e-portfolios, using portfolios across the curriculum and outside the

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Brief but thorough, Portfolio Teaching: A Guide for Instructors provides the practical tips and pedagogical support that instructors and program managers need to successfully integrate portfolios into their courses, as well as create their own teaching portfolios. New coverage of e-portfolios, using portfolios across the curriculum and outside the academy, and an updated bibliography make the third edition more indispensable than ever for teachers who use portfolios in their courses. This book is available as an e-book within the Bedford e-Portfolio.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312419110
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
02/03/2006
Series:
Bedford/St. Martin's Professional Resources Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.19(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1: Planning Your Portfolio Course
Portfolio Types
Portfolios For Learning
Portfolios for Presentation or Evaluation
The Electronic Portfolio
Technology Literacy
Common Tools
Navigational Schemes and Metaphors
DECISION POINT #1: Portfolio Types
Choice, Variety, Reflection
Early Planning for your Portfolio Course
General Guidelines
DECISION POINT #2: Setting Up Guidelines
Scheduling And Pace
Other Course Planning Considerations

2. Collecting Artifacts
Why Keep a Teaching Portfolio?
Starting Your Own Portfolio
Possible Purposes
Possible Audiences

3. Selecting Artifacts
Selecting Artifacts from a Rhetorical Perspective
Situation And Audience
Habit And Responsibility
Self-Presentation
Arrangement
Audience
Helping Students Make Selections
Generative Questioning
Pre-Conference Planning
Conferencing

4. Reflecting
The Reflective Learning Habit
Postwrites and Companion Pieces
Sample Postwrite
Specific Questions
Working With the Working Folder
Assigning the Reflective Introduction
DECISION POINT #3: The Reflective Element
Pros and Cons of Modeling Reflective Introductions
Teaching Ideas

5. Assessing the Portfolio
On-Going Assessment
Summative And Formative Evaluation
Challenging Students' Assumptions about Assessment
Ways To Assess
Reading and Grading the Portfolio
Developing A Scoring Guide
Getting the Grading Done
Sample Reflective Introduction Passages
Glow and Schmooze
Judging Degrees Of Schmooze

Selected Annotated Bibliography on Teacher-Graded Classroom Portfolios

Appendix A

Appendix B

Works Cited

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