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Development and Assessment of a Tool to Track and Evaluate Experiential Education Activities

Dr. Peter Brody Jr.

Project Team

University at Buffalo

2018

Tier One

$10,000.00

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Project Summary:

The goal of the proposed project is to examine the validity and reliability of a measure to track and assess experiential education activities, which has potential for use by other programs.

Project Outcome:

Developmental Model Reform Initiative Expansion through a Digital Companion Course: Creating Reflective Practioners and Engaged Students

Martha Rottman

Project Team
  • Catherine M. Roche, Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College

2015

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Multi-institutional expansion of developmental education through use of e-Portfolio in English 101 and 102 to create an accelerated learning environment.

Project Outcome:

Outcomes TBD (August 2016)

Prior Learning Assessment: A Competency-Based, E-Portfolio Framework

Nan Travers

Project Team
  • Amy Tweedy, Empire State College
  • Ashley Frank, Empire State College
  • Joan Johnsen, Empire State College
  • Lisa Wilson, SUNY Potsdam
  • Louise Levine, Empire State College
  • Michele Forte, Empire State College
  • Robert Carey, Empire State College
  • Ross Garmil, Empire State College
  • Thomas Kerr, Empire State College

Empire State College

2014

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Examines how Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) can be documented by students and assessed through use of an e-Portfolio, and provides professional development to faculty advisors and evaluators to assess college/university-level learning acquired outside traditional academic environments in support of student success and degree completion.

Project Outcome:

This IITG project worked to scale-up with five proof-of-concept sub-projects across SUNY Empire State College and SUNY Potsdam.

Final Project Report
Project Outcome Report

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Project Summary:

Use of e-Portfolio to increase student retention and completion in remedial courses.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

Cross-Cultural Experiential Learning Evaluation Project

Bidhan Chandra

Project Team
  • Dr. Keith Landa, Purchase College
  • Rebecca Smolar, SUNY Levin Institute
  • Dr. Runi Mukherji, The College at Old Westbury
  • Dr. Patrice Prusko Torcivia, Cornell University
  • Dr. Susan Jagendorf-Sobierajski, SUNY Cobleskill

Empire State College

2013

Tier Three

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Project Summary:

Pilots and strengthens cross institutional adoption of e-Portfolio initiatives on participating campuses through creating a Cross-Cultural Experiential Learning Evaluation Toolkit to improve the development and assessment of international experiential learning activities

Project Outcome:

Complete toolkit doc available here.

Project website
Final report

Cultivating a Composing Process: Growing Critical Thinking and Student Success with ePortfolios

Timothy W. Gerken

Project Team

Morrisville State College

2013

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Use of e-Portfolios to support interdisciplinary composition courses.

Project Outcome:

Use of ePortfolio documented grade improvement during pilot phase across the curriculums. See SUNY Council Report on Writing.

Project Outcome Report

E-portfolios to Engage Student Veterans at Suffolk County Community College

Susan P. Lieberthal

Project Team
  • Krista Gruber, Suffolk Community College
  • Paul Basileo, Suffolk Community College
  • Meridith Leo, Suffolk Community College
  • Danna Prather Davis, Suffolk Community College
  • Nancy Wozniak, Consultant, Stony Brook University

Suffolk County Community College

2013

Tier One

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Project Summary:

E-portfolio training to veterans returning as students that integrates writing, video editing and information literacy. The project will strengthen student academic engagement and result in individualized electronic presentations fort job interviews or college transfer.

Project Outcome:

Project Outcome Report

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Project Summary:

Use of e-Portfolio to ensure a meaningful, academically rigorous outcome from internships, including a template based upon standards and goals of experiential learning and a website which connects students with a Long Island Alternative Energy Consortium of seven academic institutions dedicated to strengthening energy education.

Project Outcome:

A 16 minutes video describes project outcomes, and the value of using ePortfolio in engineering education is described with data and outcomes in this presentation.

Project Outcome Report

Giving/Getting Access to Scholarly and Instructional Material

Mary Jo Orzech

Project Team
  • Andrew Perry, SUNY Oneonta

Brockport

2012

Tier One

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Project Summary:

Support of a day long workshop to investigate issues of scholarly publication and instructional materials.

Project Outcome:

Workshop speakers focused on shared resources, copyright, open scholarship and copyright clearance. The workshop outcomes are available.

Project Outcome Report

SUNYport: Portfolio site for SUNY students

Mark Ludwig

Project Team
  • A. Ben Wagner, SUNY Buffalo
  • Dean Hendrix, SUNY Buffalo
  • Andrew Perry, SUNY Oneonta

University at Buffalo

2012

Tier Two

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Project Summary:

Pilot use of VIVO open-source, semantic web based software to provide an e-portfolio service for SUNY students including tracking of scholarly works, publications, research, awards, projects and detailed specialties of interest it serves as a springboard for open access scholarly communication.

Project Outcome:

A pilot website and final report describe the potential for VIVO as an e-Portfolio solution, which was ultimately not adopted.

Project final report