#05 Blended Learning and E-Portfolios

social-mediaJulie Hughes

Julie is a Higher Education Academy Teaching Fellow at the University of Wolverhampton in the school of education and will be head of department for the post-compulsory team from February next year. She is currently seconded to ESCalate, a Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy Network, whose aim is to enhance student learning in education programmes throughout the UK.
Here, Julie talks about her work with e-portfolios on DTE(E)LLS programmes, about the importance of building a sense of community in online space and offers some practical tips for tutors wishing to embed Web2.0 technology into their programmes.
If you would like to read more about Julie’s work in this area, there are links to her many papers on her research page at Wolverhampton University. She particularly recommends E-portfolio-based learning: a practitioner perspective in ELiSS, Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences Volume 1 issue 2.

Julie Hughes talks about blended learning – click to listen or download

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