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Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing Portfolios

Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing Portfolios - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205321032

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ISBN13: 978-0205321032
ISBN10: 0205321038
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No

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Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing Portfolios - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205321032

Gina Claywell

ISBN13: 978-0205321032
ISBN10: 0205321038
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

This brief and inexpensive book helps students compile effective portfolios for a variety of situations and courses. Shows students how to understand what type of portfolio is called for, recognize the material most appropriate for inclusion, and submit a portfolio that shows learning. This guide does not approach portfolios as the driving force of a course; rather, it teaches students who are asked to submit portfolios - with or without direct instructor supervision - how to construct successful portfolios. Anyone looking to compile a portfolio.

Table of Contents

All chapters include ''Your Role'' and ''Works Cited.''



Preface.

1. Determine What Is Expected of You.

Uses of Portfolios.
Types of Portfolios.
Goals of Portfolios.
Audiences for Portfolios.
Role of the Instructor or Program Administrator.
Assessing Your Portfolio Type.

2. Develop Good Writing Habits Now.

Avoid Procrastination.
Think Globally First.
Develop an Active Writing Style.
Conduct Background Research Thoroughly.
Start Reflecting.
Assessing Your Writing Habits.

3. Understand Re(en)vision of Your Work.

View Revision as an Opportunity.
Understand Instructors' Recommendations for Change.
Adopt Global Revision Strategies.
Develop Stronger Editing Skills.
Revising Your Writing.

4. Select Appropriate Material to Include.

Suit Writing Selections to Portfolio Type.
Represent Your Varied Best.
Organize Your Portfolio.
Selecting Material to Include.

5. Reflect on the Process.

Understand the Importance of Reflection Statements.
Point to Specific Changes.
Highlight Strengths Identified by the Portfolio Process.
Comment on the Experience.
Review the Reflection Statement.
Reflecting on Your Writing.

6. Prepare the Actual Document.

Physical Portfolio Submissions.
Electronic Portfolio Submissions.
Preparing Your Portfolio.

7. Follow Up.

Collect Portfolio after Release Date.
Request Response to the Work.
Challenge the Portfolio Grade, if Necessary.
Apply the Process to Professional/Academic Situations.
Preparing Your Portfolio.

Appendix A. Glossary.

Appendix B. Teacher Education Portfolios.

Appendix C. Unsuccessful Reflection Statements.

Appendix D. Good Reflection Statements.

Appendix E. Better Reflection Statements.

Appendix F. Successful Portfolio Revisions.

Appendix G. Selected Portfolio Resources.

About the Author.

Index.

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