Research & Interdisciplinary Support

The COMM ePortfolio Team is excited to help you learn more about the benefits of adding an ePortfolio to your class. 
The COMM ePortfolio Team regularly partners with Old Dominion University's Center for High Impact Practices (CHIP) during their eP 3 Faculty Development WorkshopsTopics covered include the creation and development of showcase ePortfolios, assessment methodology, and designing assignments for ePortfolio inclusion. A sample video below from the December 2016 eP 3 Faculty Showcase is shared below.

Research & Awards

Mize, M., Jackson, D., Lietzenmayer, A. (2019, July). We were Doing Assessment Before it was Cool: Making ePortfolio Faculty Development HIP. A presentation given at the annual meeting of the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning. New York, NY.

Lietzenmayer, A., Beck, G., Jackson, D., & Harrell, C. ( 2019, April).  COMM ePortfolio at Old Dominion University.  "Effective Practice Award," received at the 2019 Online Learning Consortium Accelerate in Denver, Colorado. 


Nicholas, K., and Lietzenmayer, A. (2019, April). Digital Blazing: Guiding Students in High Impact Practices for Retention. A presentation to be given at the annual meeting of the Online Learning Consortium. Denver, CO.


Lietzenmayer, A., Beck, G., and French, M. (2019, February). Integrating the COMM ePortfolio into the Basic Course (and Beyond). A presentation to be given at the annual meeting of the Western States Communication Association. Seattle, WA.

Mize, M., Lietzenmayer, A., and Stafford, L. (2018, November.) Oh, now I get it: ePortfolio assessment as an on-going high impact professional development practice.  A presentation given at the Virginia Assessment Group Conference. Charlottesville, VA. 

Lietzenmayer, A. & Beck, G. (2017, July). Developing professional identities through ePortfolios: Reports from early implementation across a communication department. A presentation given at the annual conference of The Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning.  Portland, OR.

Beck, G., and Lietzenmayer, A. (2017, March). Fostering hope through a communication ePortfolio: Online professional identity development towards transitions from higher education.  A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association.  Minneapolis, MN.


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