The direct experience we had with teaching a summer pre-college computing course in which we adopted an online portfolio approach has led us to consider the use of online portfolios in our regular computer science undergraduate courses. The technical challenges we foresee include: the necessary support from the college's IT department; the use of Microsoft-based web authoring technologies vs. the use of Open Source / freeware counterparts; the need for adequate technical knowledge on the part of our faculty; the need for server-side hardware and software resources.
Proceedings of the 6th conference on Information technology education
ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Bryan Higgs and Mihaela Sabin, Towards using online portfolios in computing courses, Proceedings of the 6th conference on Information technology education, ACM, 2005, pp. 323–328.
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