Students admitted to the SIRLS master's program in May 2007 or later are required to create four reflections: the 504 reflection, the mid-program reflection, the professional reflection, and the final reflection. These mark milestone points in the students' progress through the program. Each reflection should be at least 1,200 to 1,500 words in length and include several artifacts with the exception of the professional reflection, which might not have appropriate artifacts to include.
Updated April 20, 2009
SIRLS has identified the competencies that students should have gained through their master's degree program. These competencies will allow graduates to begin successful careers in libraries and information centers, and it is these competencies that student portfolios are expected to demonstrate and document.
Students needing additional technical assistance with the ePortfolio should contact Asya Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated March 26, 2009
June 08 IRLS504 Movie This movie starts with an introduction to the SIRLS Drupal site. Around the two minute mark, the technical aspects of the ePortfolio are demonstrated in a step-by-step manner.
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The electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) demonstrate professional, academic, and personal progress toward a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. Each reflection should be 1200 to 1500 words in length and include several artifacts with the exception of the professional reflection, which might not have appropriate artifacts to include.