With the help of digital portfolios students can show their personal growth and development. They consist of meaningful collections off materials in a personalized environment.
Portfolios are interactive. Teachers, students or even external educators provide feedback on the materials and design. In primary and secondary school portfolios facilitate the learning of IT skills and media literacy. In higher education portfolios eventually serve as digital business cards on the job market.
Within portfolio.education students themselves are the owner of their portfolio. They can easily upload materials that they themselves produced. Different kinds of multimedia (movies, images, audio) and links to social media make portfolios come to life.
Digital portfolios have three functions: