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IMS ePortfolio Best Practice and Implementation Guide

IMS ePortfolio Best Practice and Implementation Guide

The use of ePortfolios in distributed learning in compulsory and higher education worldwide has increased dramatically over the last five years. While ePortfolios previously took the form of static Web pages, the growth over the last few years has been fueled by the growing availability of commercial and open source ePortfolio tools in the form of database-driven, Web applications. Currently available systems, known to the IMS ePortfolios Development Committee, store ePortfolios in formats that do not reflect accepted open standards, and have no facilities for importing and exporting ePortfolio information conformant with accepted standards. This makes it difficult or impossible to move ePortfolios intact between systems, and leads to inefficiency and redundancy when integrating ePortfolio... Show More
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