E-PORTFOLIOS: Defining Practice and a Research Agenda
Saturday, January 25, 2014 / 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Washington, DC
AAC&U is pleased to offer the Fifth Annual E-Portfolio Forum, which will be held January 25, 2014—at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC—in conjunction with the AAC&U Annual Meeting. For more information, visit the conference home page.
Mahara released their January 2014 newsletter recently and judging from the number of articles submitted, and what their authors are sharing, it appears that 2013 has been a great year for Mahara users - worldwide.
According to the website, "We are also seeing an increase in Mahara-related events and hope that [readers] can attend some of them in 2014 to meet other Mahara users and contributors in person.
Progress on the XML data standards for academic ePortfolios took an unexpected turn recently with the sudden, tragic death of one of its primary contributors, Joseph Giroux, in August.
His significant contribution to the work of the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC) Academic ePortfolio Workgroup over the past year has allowed the project to move forward towards its goals and objectives.
In a recent update on the status of their schema development work, Don Phillips, Project Director, commented on Joseph's contribution to the project. "Our project would not be where it is today without [Joseph's] dedication, insight, and curiosity."