Rubric for the Best Eastern ePortfolio 2011

Rubric for the Best Eastern ePortfolio 2011

Name: Matthew Cosma

URL of this rubric score sheet – Please send this URL to Dr. Stoloff at stoloffd@easternct.edu to share with the jury.

URL of the homepage of your ePortfolio : https://cosmam.wordpress.com

Your email address: cosmam@my.easternct.edu

Please refer to the AAC&U ‘s Integrative Learning VALUE Rubric* for details on the rubric.  The evaluator will review the links that you list here as evidence of fulfilling the elements of the rubric and rate each element using this score –

4 = capstone, 3 = high milestone, 2 = milestone, 1 = benchmark, 0 = not evident.

One may list 1 or more URLs for websites that would display the rubric’s elements.   The maximum score might be 20 points for the entire rubric scoring.   Consider this rubric form as a table of contents or ways of demonstrating competency in your ePortfolio.

Connections to Experience – (Experience) – Connects relevant experience and academic knowledge (capstone – “Meaningfully synthesizes connections among experiences outside of the formal classroom (including life experiences and academic experiences such as internships and travel abroad) to deepen understanding of fields of study and to broaden own points of view.”) For example, one may list webpages that document community service and service learning as related to coursework, participation in university clubs and other associations, and professional activities, ….

URLs of evidence

1. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/fyr-blog-posts/

2. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/resume/

3. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/concert-photography/

4. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/contact-me/

Connections to Discipline (Academic Portfolio) – Sees (makes) connections across disciplines, perspectives.  “Independently creates wholes out of multiple parts (synthesizes) or draws conclusions by combining examples, facts, or theories from more than one field of study or perspective.”  For example, essays developed in liberal arts courses that combines understanding from multiple discipline, research projects that relied on knowledge from several courses, mixed media projects, …

URLs of evidence

1. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/com-210-seymour/

2. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/fyr-174/

3. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/com-310-digital-photography/

Transfer (Applications) –  “Adapts and applies, independently, skills, abilities, theories, or methodologies gained in one situation to new situations to solve difficult problems or explore complex issues in original ways.”  For example, independent study projects, student-lead initiatives, showcasing skills for employment, …

URLs of evidence

1. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/jewelry/

I used this page in an attempt to get a job at Good Ole Tom’s, a photography position was available for jewelry photography.

2. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/concert-photography/

3. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/college-portfolio/

These are the images I used to apply to the fine arts program at UCONN.

Integrated Communication (Design) – uses a format, language, or graph (or other visual representation) in ways that enhance meaning.  “Fulfills the assignment(s) by choosing a format, language, or graph (or other visual representation) in ways that enhance meaning, making clear the interdependence of language and meaning, thought, and expression.”  For example, uses of language, visual design – clarity of layout and presentation, video, and graphic tools … to convey meaning.

URLs of evidence

1. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/landscape-photography/

2. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/macro-photography/

3. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/about/

4. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/contact-me/

Reflection and Self-Assessment (Reflections) – Demonstrates a developing sense of self as a learner, building on prior experiences to respond to new and challenging contexts (may be evident in self-assessment, reflective, or creative work).  “Envisions a future self (and possibly makes plans that build on past experiences that have occurred across multiple and diverse contexts).”  For example, mission statement, clear statement of planning and goals, changes in perspectives throughout one’s studies,  …

URLs of evidence

1. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/fyr-174/

2. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/mission-statement/

3. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/students-of-com-310/

4. https://cosmam.wordpress.com/about/

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