Edited by Kathleen Blake Yancey and Irwin Weiser
Yancey and Weiser bring together thirty-one writing teachers from diverse levels of instruction, institutional settings, and regions to create a stimulating volume on the current practice in portfolio writing assessment. Contributors reflect on the explosion in portfolio practice over the last decade, why it happened, what comes next; discuss portfolios in hypertext, the web, and other electronic spaces; and consider emerging trends and issues that are involving portfolios in teacher assessment, faculty development, and graduate student experience.
Situating Portfolios: An Introduction, Kathleen Blake Yancey and Irwin Weiser
Part I: Theory and Power
Chapter 1. Reflections on an Explosion: Portfolios in the '90s and Beyond, Peter Elbow and Pat Belanoff
Chapter 2. The Lunar Light of Student Writing: Portfolios and Literary Theory, Robert Leigh Davis
Chapter 3. Rethinking Portfolios for Evaluating Writing: Issues of Assessment and Power, Brian Huot and Michael M. Williamson
Chapter 6. Establishing Sound Portfolio Practice: Reflections on Faculty Development, Cheryl Evans Ause and Gerilee Nicastro
Chapter 8. Portfolio for Doctoral Candidacy: A Veritable Alternative, Janice M Heiges
Part II: Pedagogy
Chapter 11. Portfolios and Flow, Thomas Philion
Chapter 12. Producing Purposeful Portfolios, Mary Perry
Part III: Teaching and Professional Development
Chapter 16. Teacher Portfolios: Lessons in Resistance, Readiness, and Reflection, Kathleen Blake Yancey
Chapter 18. A Different Understanding, Pearl R. Paulson and E Leon Paulson
Part IV: Technology
Chapter 20. Wedding the Technologies of Writing Portfolios and Computers: The Challenges of Electronic Classrooms, Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe
Chapter 21. A Hypertext Authoring Course, Portfolio Assessment, and Diversity, Gregory A. Wickliff
Chapter 22. Down the Yellow Chip Road: Hypertext Portfolios in Oz, Katherine M. Fischer
Chapter 23. Reflections in Reading and Evaluating Electronic Portfolios, Kristine L. Blair and Pamela Takayoshi
Chapter 24. Portfolios, WAC, Email, and Assessment: An Inquiry on Portnet, Michael Allen, William Condon, Marcia Dickson, Cheryl Forbes, George Meese, and Kathleen Blake Yancey
Publication Information: Yancey, Kathleen Blake, & Irwin, Weiser (Eds.). (1997). Situating Portfolios: Four Perspectives. Utah State University Press. https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/usupress_pubs/118
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