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This article explores a two-year portfolio initiative' in a British elementary school. It describes the teachers resistance, and the factors that contributed to its acceptance. Factors contributing to the success, included the student-centered focused for the portfolio, and the statements that were important for the teachers to make.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2008
Transitioning from Students to Professionals: Using a Writing Across The Curriculum Model to Scaffold Portfolio Development
This qualitative action research study was designed to explore the effects of incorporating writing workshops built on Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) principles into the initial portfolio process required of students during their first semester in an undergraduate middle-grades teacher-education program. Findings indicate that the students approached the portfolio requirement from a consumer perspective and that writing anxiety was a major obstacle.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2008