As a follow up to my last post I have just read the following article as part of my efellow research.
This may be of interest to those of you who would like a further and much more detailed (yet easy to read) explanation of using the benefits of Web 2.0, RSS, XML, Atom, tags, categories for organising ePortfolios and promoting learning.
In the right environment the social networking potential of the learning landscape and eportfolio-related tools are features that facilitate and enhance the making of connections and the linking together of people, ideas, resources and learning… (pp. 30)
Chen, H., Haywood, J., Light, T., Tosh, D., & Werdmuler, B. (2006).
Available in: Handbook of research on ePortfolios. Hershey PA: Idea Group Reference, pp. 24-32.
Well worth a read if you can get hold of it. There is certainly a lot more worthwhile reading in the full handbook which contains contributions from over 100 of the world’s leading experts.