UT Portfolio Placement

UT Portfolio Placement
• Student receives information regarding option
• Student submits portfolio for review
• Portfolio is reviewed by Director of the
Composition Program and, when necessary,
additional faculty member(s)
– Readers read for ability to meet program
• Portfolio is scored and advisor is notified
Why Portfolios?
• Most valid method of assessing writing
• Already common to many programs
• Offers students chance to submit multiple
– More chances to showcase prior learning
• Aligned with program outcomes/requirements
What to Consider
• Workload
• Compensation for readers
• Academic Honesty

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