Using electronic portfolios to explore essential student learning outcomes in a professional development course

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Author: Alanson, Erik R.; Robles, Richard A.


The following study utilizes an ePortfolio platform to examine desirable employment competencies during an introductory level professional development course for cooperative education students at a large, research intensive institution. The researchers created course activities allowing students to demonstrate essential learning outcomes derived from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) [Liberal Education and America's Promise] LEAP Report (2008). While it is recognized that the student learning outcomes identified in the LEAP Report are intended to be examined...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Technology

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Professional development; Course; Cooperative education; Experiential learning

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Hamilton, New Zealand: Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016

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Journal volume: 17

Journal number: 4

Journal date: 2016

Pages: pp. 387-397

ISSN: 1175-2882

Special Issue: 'Defining and advancing cooperative and work-integrated education'. Papers developed from presentations at the WACE 2nd International Research Symposium on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education, Victoria, Canada, 2016.

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.448

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