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Volume 12
Issue 1
Title The importance of using electronic portfolios in teachers work
Author Arlinda Beka, Drilon Gllareva
Abstract
The assessment of students is one of the most sensitive issues in teacher’s work. Based on practice, teachers use different forms of the assessment in student knowledge and skills. Among them is through their evaluation of portfolios.
Electronic portfolios same as portfolios in general, qualifies as an instrument which serves to document the student’s work including knowledge and their practical skills, which have achieved over a period of time in the various subjects.
This paper analyses the importance of e-portfolios in the evaluation process of the teacher’s assessment work with students during the teaching and learning process. Also it presents the way of organizing portfolios and portfolio transition from printed to electronic portfolio.

This paper research was done using the quantitative methodology.  Questionnaires were drafted through which in order to collect different opinions from teachers about the importance of e-portfolios. Research was conducted with 20 teachers in three elementary and middle schools of Prishtina. The data outcome from this research will serve as a best practice for other teachers who have not yet begun the implementation of E-portfolios of their students, Faculty of Education as pre-service teacher training institution and Ministry of Education so they can address the importance and benefits of using the e-portfolios.
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Keywords E-portfolio, teaching, assessment
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.15208/ati.2016.03
Pages 32-42
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