Tools to Support the Process, Resources and Links

We had the opportunity on January 23rd, 2014 to discuss different tools that can support portfolio assessment in teaching and learning. It was a chance to hear about recent changes in ePortfolio software and to connect with members of the UBC Portfolio Community of Practice and hear about the online tools that they are using to support portfolio learning and assessment in their context.

 Presentation Slides

Portfolio Tools at UBC at a Glance
Download Portfolio Tools at a Glance

Resources for ePortfolio Tool Selection

ePortfolio Tools

Mahara: Mahara is an open source ePortfolio and social networking web application created by the government of New Zealand.[1] It provides users with tools to create and maintain a digital portfolio of their learning, and social networking features to allow users to interact with each other.

Mahara content management system provides users with blogs, a resume builder, a file manager and a view creator – a tool to help users create arrangements of their content in a particular way for others to see

Portfolio Communities

Mahara Examples

Pathbrite: Pathbrite is a start-up founded, web-based ePortfolio created to for individuals to share/showcase artifacts from education, experience. It has an emphasis on digital products, social media integration.

Pathbrite Examples


WordPress MU: WordPress is a blogging tool and a content(CMS) Features include a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the web at more than 60 million websites.


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