- Johnson, Ruth S.
- Mims-Cox, J. Sabrina.
- Doyle-Nichols, Adelaide.
- Portfolios in education -- United States.
- Portfolios in education -- United States -- Evaluation.
- Teachers -- Rating of -- United States
- Teachers -- Training of -- United States
- 1412972361 (pbk.) :
- 9781412972369 (pbk.) :
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- Previous ed.: 2006.
- Accompanied by CD-ROM in pocket
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- CD Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part I: The Rationale for Requiring Portfolios 1. Why Develop the Portfolio? Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview What Is a Portfolio? Purposes for Portfolios Using Portfolios for Assessment and Evaluation Benefits of Portfolios Challenges in Portfolio Development Summary 2. Portfolio Development as Action Research Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview Defining Action Research and Inquiry Action Research as a Viable Process for Portfolio Development Matching Purpose With Audience in Action Research: Who Benefits? The Cyclical Nature of Action Research and Portfolio Development Levels of Action Research in Portfolio Development Summary Useful Resources For Further Reading 3. Using Portfolios as Tools for Authentic Assessment and Evaluation Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview Defining Assessment and Evaluation Portfolios as Authentic Assessment: A Definition Assessment Options: Measuring Learning Targets and Outcomes Benefits of Portfolios as Authentic Assessment Challenges of Portfolios as Authentic Assessments Portfolios as Formative (Developmental Process) Assessments Portfolios as Summative (Final Product) Evaluations Precautions and Recommendations for Effective Practice in Portfolio Evaluation Rubrics for Portfolio Assessment Summary Useful Resources For Further Reading 4. Reflective Inquiry: A Tool for Giving Voice to the Portfolio Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview Reflective Inquiry: Providing a Global, Bird's Eye View of the Portfolio Enhancing Learning Through Structured Reflections Reflections as an Essential Component of Action Research Four Types of Portfolio Reflections Reflections as Glue: Bonding the Portfolio to a Purpose Ten Major Ways Reflections Transform Artifacts Into Evidence The Multifaceted, Cyclical Nature of Portfolio Reflection Scheduling Reflections in the Portfolio Process Levels of Reflection in the Portfolio Process: A Sample Rubric Outcomes and Benefits of Reflection and Reflective Inquiry Summary Useful Resources For Further Reading Part II: A Guide for Developing Portfolios 5. Your Portfolio Journey: Ten Steps for Organizing, Managing, and Completing the Process Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview The Major Phases of Portfolio Organization Step #1: Project a Purpose and Have a Vision for the Portfolio: Begin With the End in Mind Step #2: Build a Comprehensive Portfolio or Personal Archive Step #3: Select a Specific Portfolio Purpose With Learning Targets or Standards and Identify Artifacts That Match That Purpose Step #4: Reflect on the Value and Role of Each Artifact and Add Reflections to Communicate Its Purpose Step #5: Inspect Artifacts to Self-Assess or Ensure That They Provide the Strongest Evidence of Competencies and Project Future Goals Step #6: Connect With Others to Present the Portfolio for Assessment and Evaluation Step #7: Manage Issues of Time, Space, Collaboration, and Purpose Step #8: Address Potential Pitfalls by Integrating Time Lines and Scoring Into the Portfolio Process Step #9: Set Time Lines and Benchmarks at Regular Intervals Step #10: Practice Scoring the Portfolio General Portfolio Scoring Procedure Summary Useful Resources For Further Reading 6. Contents of the Portfolio Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview Portfolio Cover Page or Title Page Portfolio Table of Contents Introduction or Executive Summary for the Portfolio The Vision Statement The Philosophy Statement Candidate Documents Standards and Artifacts Categorizing and Cross-Referencing Artifacts Reflections and Reflective Statements Summary Useful Resources For Further Reading 7. Presenting and sharing the Portfolio Chapter Objectives Scenario Overview Tips for Preparing Your Presentation Tips for Schedu
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