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Electronic Portfolios: Emerging Practices in Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning; Web Teaching Guide: A Practical Approach to Creating Course Web Sites; Roundtable on Project Management: A SHAPE Forum Dialogue - Book Reviews


The first review, on Electronic Portfolios: Emerging Practices in Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning, discusses the strength of this book in offering both potential practices with e-portfolios as well as critical views of the learning tool. The second review, on Web Teaching Guide: A Practical Approach to Creating Course Web Sites, provides an overview of this book's detailed development process for creating a course Web site. The third review, on Roundtable on Project Management: A SHAPE Forum Dialogue, points out the unique discussion style of this book and the wealth of information on project management and systems thinking that the dialogue offers.

John C. Ittelson

John C. Ittelson is currently a professor of Telecommunications, Multi-media, & Applied Computing at California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), Since 1999, Dr. Ittelson has served as the principal investigator for a three-year grant from the Department of Education. The grant, "CalStateTEACH Technology Enhancement Project" provides technical support to the CSU system wide CalStateTEACH program, which allows intern teachers to acquire Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials. Dr. Ittelson was also selected by Educause to be one of two National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) Fellows during the year 2000. Additionally, Dr. Ittelson has been selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator during the past two years. Dr. Ittelson earned his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Educational Psychology and Instructional Design. Prior to being a founding faculty member at CSUMB, Dr. Ittelson developed and coordinated the Master's of Science in Technology program offered by California State University, Chico.


Connie L. Braun

Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical-Winona


Mark Sheehan

Mark Sheehan is a Senior Research Analyst with the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research. Prior to joining ECAR in July 2006, Sheehan worked at Montana State University as Director of the Information Technology Center (1996 to 2000) and Executive Director for Information Services (2000 to 2006). He has contributed frequently to CAUSE and EDUCAUSE conferences and publications in the past 15 years, was a member of the EDUCAUSE Current Issues Committee from 1995 to 1998, and was a member of the EDUCAUSE Institute Leadership Program faculty from 2003 to 2006. Sheehan earned his PhD at Indiana University, where in 1982 he began his career in information technology.


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