Share Paper: The use of an e-portfolio for Blended Service-Learning

  1. Jo Tondeur, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  2. Melissa De Wilde, Ghent University, Belgium
  3. Bram Pynoo, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  4. Linde Moriau, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Thursday, June 27 5:30 PM-6:30 PM Koepelkerk Balcony

Abstract: The use of an e-portfolio for Blended Service-Learning Abstract Service-Learning is considered a high impact teaching and learning strategy, integrating academic learning and civic engagement to produce benefits for students, the community partner, the instructor and the university (cf. Gillmor & Rabinowicz, 2012). While e-service-learning is still in an early stage of development, it is growing both in practice and coverage. According to Waldner et al. (2012) Blended Service-Learning combines the best of two worlds: service-learning and e-learning. In the current case study, the e-portfolio tool Pebblepad was integrated as a learning tool for two Blended Service-Learning courses. The main ...