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Understanding Students’ Experiences of e-PDP and the Factors that Shape their Attitudes

Understanding Students’ Experiences of e-PDP and the Factors that Shape their Attitudes

This is a free online journal article from International Journal of ePortfolios (Vol 2.1, 2012).  "Using an action research approach, e-PDP (electronically-supported Personal Development Planning) was embedded within an undergraduate psychology curriculum at an English university for more than two years. e-PDP was embedded in three ways: (a) information literacy micro-tasks, (b) blogs of learning activities, and (c) eportfolios submitted at the end of each academic year in which the students assessed their experiences and development across all units. This paper focuses on findings from the qualitative analysis of a sample of interviews with students. A system of five interconnected categories was identified at the center of which were the students’ attitudes towards reflective writing and... Show More
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