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Moodle 1.9 for Design and Technology by Paul Taylor

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Chapter 4. Exploring Design Portfolios

The subjects associated with Design and Technology, such as Construction or Resistant Materials, are very visual for the most part. Students studying these subjects have to amass a great deal of knowledge and information about materials in order to understand the various subjects. This knowledge then forms the basis of their product designs and evaluations. Moodle has some core tools to assist in this process of knowledge acquisition, such as forums and blogs, but in some instances, it is useful for students to have a greater level of control over how they construct and store their research and it is here that an e-portfolio comes into its own. An electronic portfolio (e-portfolio) is a personal space that ...

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