Using ePortfolios in the Secondary and Post-Secondary Classrooms (Archived)

Date and Time

Monday, February 2nd 11:30 – 1:00 pm


Royal Arbutus Room, Building 300


Description of Session

In this panel presentation several e-portfolios will be presented as examples of how assessment practices are shifting with the use of technology in a variety of contexts across the learning spectrum – secondary and post-secondary classrooms.
Laura Suski will describe how e-portfolios (in VIULearn (D2L) and other platforms) are used in the capstone course of the Global Studies program. Kevin Mazutinec will use student examples to illustrate how e-Portfolios and VIULearn (D2L) presentations are implemented in 1st year Graphic Design.
Jan Unwin will discuss the role e-portfolios may play in the new BC Graduation Plan and the assessment of core competencies. Shannon Hagen will describe a pilot project in school district 72 (Campbell River) where a customized platform was created to securely create, host and share e-portfolios for a student’s high school career.


Laura Suski, Liberal Studies and Sociology, VIU

Kevin Mazutinec, Art & Design, VIU

Jan Unwin, Superintendent of Graduation and Student Transitions, BC Ministries of Education and Advanced Education

Shannon Hagen, Technology Facilitator and Media Educator, School District 72 (Campbell River)