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Create or view an ePortfolio at NCC's Digication web site:

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NCC's ePortfolio How Tos site has much more information on ePortfolios:

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E-portfolio: Digication

What is an e-portfolio?   

An E-portfolio is essentially an electronic version of a paper-based portfolio, created in a computer environment, and incorporating not just text, but graphic, audio and video material as well, designed to support a variety of pedagogical processes and assessment purposes.


What is Digication?   

Digication is the platform NCC is using for students and faculty to create and share ePortfolios.  It's an online e-Portfolio tool for showcasing work and achievements.

To go to  NCC's Digication website click here or the picture link on the right.

To visit  the NCC's ePortfolio How To site click here. or the link on the right.


Benefits of electronic portfolios

The benefits of electronic portfolios are many and varied. The literature on ePortfolios is extensive. The following summarizes the main points found in much of the literature:

The following outlines some of the benefits for ePortfolio user groups:

  • increased learning effectiveness

  • model professionalism

  • gain academic credit for learning beyond the classroom

  • reflections on artifacts as well as how they match goals and standards

  • help students make connections among their formal and informal learning experiences

  • prompt learners to articulate their learning goals from different perspectives

  • allow individuals to display learning in ways overlooked or undervalued by other assessment means

  • leverage student motivation

  • align objectives and evaluation strategies

  • allow for more fruitful advising

  • enable the efficient management of student deliverables in distance courses

  • enhance relationships among ePortfolio creators and mentors

  • respond to calls for greater accountability and outcomes-based accreditation

  • transportability of credits

  • increase transparency for evaluation and benchmarking