Transparency in the ePortfolio Creation Process
This paper presents the findings of a study examining the effect of transparency on the ePortfolio creation process. The purpose of the study was to examine whether increased awareness of other students’ ePortfolios through the implementation of transparency and peer review would positively affect the quality of performance of school library media candidates’ ePortfolios
KeywordsePortfolios instructional strategies instructional technology school library media transparency Web 2.0
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