Dave Tosh looks at some of the implications of setting up campus wide ePortfolio systems; specifically by the University of Nebraska. He points out that while they have said that departments and schools can customise their views, the same isn’t possible for students.
A few weeks ago – in fact, just about the same time as I read this & bookmarked it, we’d had a Wednesday 5 looking at ePortfolios, and whether or not it was practical to start to use them. One of the more worrying things that we talked about was whether they should be used as an electronic drop box, which would, for me, be worrying. That would very much control what students were putting in them, rather than allowing them to decide …

via: Stephen Downes ~

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