July 8, 2016

The Benefits of an E-Portfolio in Psychology with Dr. Tanya Martini

Episode 3, Part 2

E-portfolios have become popular in recent years. Tune in to learn about e-portfolio assignments and their benefits and challenges for both professors and students.

Guest Biography: Tanya Martini obtained her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Toronto and is a Professor of Psychology at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. In addition to introductory psychology, she also teaches research methods and a capstone course designed to facilitate graduating students’ understanding of career-related skills. She was awarded the Brock University Distinguished Teaching Award and currently holds the Chancellor’s Chair for Teaching Excellence.

Dr. Martini’s research explores skill-based learning outcomes in post-secondary education, and her most recent work has investigated students’ views concerning skill-based learning across their degree program. She has a particular interest in students’ ability to articulate the competencies that underlie skills such as critical thinking and collaboration, and their ability to recognize how university assignments foster transferable skills that are of interest to employers.


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