Are Students Ready to Adopt E-Portfolio? A Preliminary Study towards Learners Readiness in a Higher Education

This paper presents the learners readiness towards the implementation of e-Portfolio as means of solving the persistent problems in educational environment. The purpose of the study was to examine the learner’s readiness towards the implementation e-Portfolio in higher education. Initially, this paper was conducted as a preliminary study with a total number of 30 students who undergoing Bachelor of Art & Design Education and then practicing portfolio in their coursework. The pilot study was conducted and showed the reliability coefficient with Cronbach’s alpha (α) is 0.825. The instrument was divided into five components which involved (1) technology accessibility (2) online skills and relationship (3) motivation (4) internet discussion and (5) importance to success, to measured the learners readiness. The findings were reported that students are ready to have an e-portfolio as a learning tool in constructing their knowledge and experience of learning. The e-Portfolio will extend the opportunity from paper-based into the electronic based with a variety of online learning features in gaining students interest and motivation in learning. At the end of the day, the e-Portfolio will not only benefit the students and the faculty but also towards the employability.

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