ePortfolio Tools

Please add and review the eportfolio system you use at your school, college or university. 

Below is a list of the eportfolios we are reviewing along with others we felt were worth noting.  Please comment on the eportfolio platforms and make suggestions for others we should review.  Please indicate which eportfolio category (categories) best suit the eportfolio platform you are reviewing…Showcase, Learning, Career and Course/Program Assessment.

  • Epsilen   http://www.epsilen.com
    Showcase eportfolio – no charge
    Epsilen Environment is the result of six years of research and development at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).  The system is designed to engage today’s students in their digital world—combining fully integrated Web 2.0 social networking with the best practices of eLearning course delivery—so that faculty and students can collaborate and network easily on campus and around the world.
  • Digication http://www.digication.com/
    Used by Stony Brook.  Digication is the leading e-Portfolio provider for K-12 and Higher Education schools across the U.S. Our e-Portfolio Editions are tailored to meet the needs of individual teachers and students, classrooms, departments, and campuses. Whether you’re looking to get started with your own e-Portfolio or evaluating a solution for your school, you’ve come to the right place.
  • RCampus  http://www.rcampus.com/
    Students can build a lifelong ePortfolios with RCampus. Use ePortfolios for your classes, degree program, career, or just to showcase your work. Build learning ePortfolios to reflect on your learning activities, submit them for reviews, and communicate with your teachers and peers. Compile your work at RCampus for years to come. Educators can build an ePortfolio Website and keep it for life. Have your students build their ePortfolios for a variety of purposes here. Engage them in reflective learning activities. And use our award winning iRubric to build a rich environment for communicating your expectations and assess student learning outcomes and artifacts with ease. School Administrators can get our ePortfolios and much more for your school at predictable and affordable licensing fees. See below for more information.
  • TaskStream https://www.taskstream.com/pub/
    LAT by TaskStream is employed at the course, program, or training (micro) level to facilitate the creation, collection and assessment of learner artifacts supporting individual and prgrammatic achievement of articulated standards, skills or competencies.
  • Mahara  http://mahara.org/
    Mahara is an open source e-portfolio system with a flexible display framework. Mahara, meaning ‘think’ or ‘thought’ in Te Reo Māori, is user centred environment with a permissions framework that enables different views of an e-portfolio to be easily managed. Mahara also features a weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online learner communities.
  • Folio-ePortaro http://www.eportaro.com/index.html
    Folio by ePortaro™ is the leading, enterprise level electronic portfolio software system. Designed to support reflection, growth, accomplishment and collaboration, the ePortfolio system enables portfolio owners to demonstrate their skills, competencies, personality and mastery to third parties, over the internet; organizes diverse vocational and educational experiences; helps portfolio owners reflect on connections between apparently different accomplishments; and, supports work with counselors, advisors, and mentors fully supports multiple languages in a single installation.
  • Angel ePortfolio http://www.angellearning.com/products/eportfolio/
    ANGEL ePortfolio provides both students and institutions a digital destination to collect evidence of educational growth and assessment. Students can build electronic portfolios of their educational achievement and personal growth. Institutions can manage evidence of program achievement.
  • PebblePad http://www.pebblepad.co.uk/
    PebblePad is much more than an eportfolio. It is a Personal Learning System being used in learning contexts as diverse as schools, colleges, universities and professional bodies; by learners, teachers and assessors; for Personal Development Planning, Continuing Professional Development, and Learning, Teaching and Assessment. PebblePad has been designed with the learner at the centre of the system. It provides scaffolding to help users create records of learning, achievement and aspiration and has a reflective structure underpinning all of its core elements.PebblePad supports personal learning whilst providing a powerful suite of tools to improve learning in institutional contexts. Conversation, communication and collaboration is easy in PebblePad; items can be shared with trusted individuals, published to group pages or made public to the world-wide web.
  • Moofolio http://www.k12opensource.org/spdc/moofolio/moofolio.html
    Moofolio is a Moodle block that provides a platform for students and teachers to collect and reflect on portfolio artifacts. It is available as a solution for schools to implement the NH ICT Literacy standards. SPDC provides training on installing and configuring Moodle, adding the Portfolio module, administration, and teacher use of Moodle for online classrooms and the Portfolio.
  • My eCoach http://my-ecoach.com/
    Online resumés provide a place for job seekers to promote themselves and market their services and/or products. ePortfolios provide an online venue for students, teachers, artists, and photographers to showcase their work products. Students and teachers use ePortfolios to demonstrate how much they have learned or grown over a period of time.  There are several ePortfolio templates that members can clone and adapt. We are in the process of designing new templates for resumés and ePortfolios. Each ePortfolio or Resumé can have their own url or domain name, so employers can easily review their site without having to log in.
  • ePearl  http://grover.concordia.ca/epearl/en/epearl.php
    ePEARL is a free, bilingual, web-based electronic portfolio software. Based on sound research evidence, coupled with feedback from the field, ePEARL has been designed to encourage self-regulation in learners within student-centred curricula.
  • WordPress http://codex.wordpress.org/User:Lastnode/Wordpress_CMS  with Buddy Press.
    Ever since the very early releases of WordPress, users have been eager to customize the software to suit their own needs. Indeed one of the more prevalent needs in today’s context is the need for content management, or more specifically, a Content Management System (CMS). With its flexibility and power, WordPress can be customized into a full fledged CMS, and many people are already doing just that.
  • FolioSpaces   http://www.foliospaces.com
    NEW to the eportfolio scene – developed by faculty at the University of Ballarat, AU
    FolioSpaces is the world-leading FREE fully featured electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online communities. FolioSpaces free ePortfolio provides you with the tools to set up a personal learning and development environment.
  • LiveText  https://college.livetext.com/college/index.html
    It’s been said that “actions speak louder than words”. Don’t just tell people what you’ve accomplished in your studies, show them. With LiveText, you can create Visitor’s Passes, which enable you to quickly and easily showcase your portfolios, achievements, and exemplary work to prospective employers and other interested parties outside of LiveText. Because all of your course work has been digitally completed in LiveText, retrieval of past work is fast and simple. Many types of portfolios can also instantly be created and customized to target various audiences’ tastes or expectations. This digital environment means no more piles of papers and messy file cabinets!
  • Chalk and Wire http://www.chalkandwire.com
    Students can build electronic portfolios featuring completed assignments and their reflections, all integrated with an assessment system and linked to standards and rubrics. Students can also build as many personal and showcase portfolios as they wish, for whatever purposes they desire.Faculty and assessors can easily evaluate students’ work submitted work and provide valuable feedback. Administrators can easily create reports incorporating a wide variety of contexts and demographics. These reports are typically utilized for internal strategic goal setting, accreditation reports and research.
  • FolioTek http://www.foliotek.com/
    Improve your program accreditation effort with Foliotek’s Institutional Portfolio. Our Institutional Portfolio streamlines organization and improves visibility of your accreditation efforts. With Foliotek your staff can store, organize, and share the evidence compiled to meet the requirements for program accreditation. Motivate people with a clear picture of program accreditation targets. They will see how their work supports specific standards and expectations. In addition, you will be able to track your progress throughout the effort. Institutional Portfolios make the lives of your accreditation teams easier. Web access to program data makes on site visits less taxing and more focused.
  • iWebfolio http://www.nuventive.com/products_iwebfolio.html
    iWebfolio is an advanced electronic portfolio management system that helps individuals organize and archive work materials – ranging from text documents and presentations to graphics files, sound clips, video footage, and just about any other document or media format imaginable. Designed to help all individuals, whether they are students, faculty, staff or professionals, prepare, manage, reflect, share and present the results of their academic career, co-curricular, personal and professional experiences, iWebfolio puts the individual at the center of the solution, while helping organizations that need to acquire and present evidence of continuous improvement toward institutionally defined learning and performance outcomes

3 Responses

  1. […] See on eportfolioreview.wordpress.com […]

  2. hello, in addition there is an eportfolio-block for Moodle called exabis eportfolio – it allows to do eportfolio-work as well as documentation of competencies – take a look at http://www.exabis.at

  3. FolioSpaces.com has been replaced by FolioSpaces.org (with 2GB free storage and free institutional hosting)

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