Towards Evidence-aware Learning Design for the Integration of ePortfolios in Distributed Learning Environments

Angélica Lozano-Álvarez, Juan I. Asensio-Pérez, Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo

Abstract

The benefits of using ePortfolios in widespread Distributed Learning Environments are hindered by two problems: students have difficulties in selecting which learning artifacts may demonstrate the acquisition of certain learning skills; and, both teachers and students have difficulties in collecting evidences produced by means of distributed and heterogeneous tools. This paper proposes a model aimed at enhancing the description of learning activities with information about the evidences they are expected to generate. This model is a first step towards the definition of an evidence-aware learning design process by means of which teachers make explicit pedagogical-informed decisions involving the generation and subsequent utilization of learning evidences. As a proof of concept, we apply this model in an authentic learning scenario, trying to alleviate the two aforementioned problems.

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Lozano-Álvarez A., I. Asensio-Pérez J. and Vega-Gorgojo G. (2013). Towards Evidence-aware Learning Design for the Integration of ePortfolios in Distributed Learning Environments . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 405-410. DOI: 10.5220/0004382804050410


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@conference{csedu13,
author={Angélica Lozano-Álvarez and Juan I. Asensio-Pérez and Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo},
title={Towards Evidence-aware Learning Design for the Integration of ePortfolios in Distributed Learning Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={405-410},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004382804050410},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Towards Evidence-aware Learning Design for the Integration of ePortfolios in Distributed Learning Environments
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Lozano-Álvarez A.
AU - I. Asensio-Pérez J.
AU - Vega-Gorgojo G.
PY - 2013
SP - 405
EP - 410
DO - 10.5220/0004382804050410