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ELI Innovations & Implementations—Polaris: An Online Portfolio System for Undergraduate Engineering Students
Sunday, January 1, 2006
Polaris is an in-house e-portfolio system for engineering students developed by The University of Texas at Austin's College of Engineering. Distinguished from other e-portfolio systems by being tailored to the specific needs of engineering undergraduates, it incorporates special exercises designed to help them reflect on the relevance of their academic experiences to their evolving sense of themselves as engineers.
ELI's Innovations & Implementations series highlights innovative teaching, learning, and technology practices in higher education. Each Innovations & Implementations piece provides a practical overview of an innovation, focusing on its significance and implementation issues. Use Innovations & Implementations to explore innovative practices that might be of value to your institution.