Since 11 July, 2016 we have a new colleague Ruud Evers to strenghten our team, as a Software developer. His profession is his passion and he is already 20 years active in the ICT industry and has a wide interest in the medical world. The ICT world is quite dynamic which makes for a challenging and varied job. He hopes to contribute to EPASS to ensure preservation and increase customer satisfaction. We wish him the best of luck!
Due to the huge increase of users and features the past period, the infrastructure of EPASS has received a major upgrade on Tuesday July 19, 2016. Together with our new hosting partner TRUE we make sure that EPASS is prepared for future growth and development and we will continue the guaranteed service that you know and can expect from us.
Hereby the new website is proudly presented! The website has a new design and new content. This allows you to find detailed information about EPASS, (instruction) videos and the latest news within a few clicks.
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact EPASS Support.
Portfolios are commonly used to help students self-direct their learning. They often support students’ learning process by helping them answer reflective questions such: “Where am I going?”, “How am I going?” and “Where to next?”. Over the past few years such support is increasingly being offered electronically with e-portfolios. Research shows that e-portfolios can be used to support students’ regulation of their learning process effectively. However, it has remained unclear what factors play a role in said facilitation and what kind of role these factors play. The article below describes a systematic review of the available literature in search of these factors. Factors at five different levels are identified, including: The institutional level, the curriculum level, the learning process, the personal level, and the portfolio level.
Successful facilitation of the development of SDL skills with an e-portfolio is likely to be effectuated when:
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Since January 2016, Sylvia Heeneman is part of the EPASS team as an educationalist. She has a background in Life Sciences and cardiovascular research and was further trained as an educationalist in the past 10 years. Her educational interests are mentoring and assessment and especially comprehensive programmes of assessment wherein a variety of feedback and assessment instruments are used, both to assess and to guide the learning of the learner. Portfolio’s, such as EPASS, that are able to structure and aggregate the learners feedback and assessment are vital instruments for comprehensive assessment and (self)guidance of learning.