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brent warr presents at aac&U Conference

The Association of American Colleges and Universities, or AAC&U, honored Auburn University’s ePortfolio Project with an invitation to present the luncheon plenary session at the Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios this January. Four students and one faculty member presented a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities students face in creating and leveraging ePortfolios. The forum was held on the final day of the 105th Annual Meeting of the AAC&U, which ran from Jan. 23-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

Panel speakers included Genesis Barco-Medina, graduate student in English; Elizabeth A. Devore, graduate student in Electrical Engineering; Bri Thomas, senior in Political Science; and Brent Warr, senior in Environmental Design. Margaret J. Marshall, director of University Writing and professor of English, moderated the discussion.

The panelists discussed the student perspective on the challenges of creating an ePortfolio, strategies for balancing personal and professional identities, lessons learned during the creative process and planning how to leverage an ePortfolio to attain career goals. Auburn’s ePortfolio Project selected panel talk participants who have created exemplary personal websites of their own or who offer a unique perspective on the process of creating an ePortfolio