(via Rick Barter)
Webfolios may have the most significant effect on education since the introduction of formal schooling. When fully matured and implemented by capable professional educators throughout every discipline in an educational institution, webfolios promise a viable alternative to current, high-stakes testing, which focuses education on test-taking rather than teaching and learning.
I like the title of your post — e-portfolios are very promising. But I sure hope they don’t go in the direction they’re proposing in the article. My explanation here: