Faculty Instructional Development

Learning Portfolios

Learning portfolios may be used to promote student reflection on work product, progress and how to improve their knowledge and skills. Educators also use portfolios to document and assess student learning and progress.

Learning Portfolios in Education

  • Santos MG. Portfolio Assessment and the Role of Learner Reflection. Forum 35(2) Apr-Jun 1997.

Portfolios for Reflective Professional Practice

Medical Education

  • Challis M. AMEE Medical Education Guide No.11 (revised): Portfolio-based learning and assessment in medical education; Medical Teacher 21(4):370-386; 2009.

  • Friedman M, David B, Davis MH, Harden RM, Howie PW, Ker J & Pippard MJ. AMEE Medical Education Guide No. 24: Portfolios as a method of student assessment. 23(6):535-551; 2001.

  • Snadden D & Thomas M. The Use of Portfolio Learning in Medical Education. Medical Teacher 20(3):192-199; 1998.

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