Darren Cambridge


Darren Cambridge is assistant professor of Internet studies and information literacy and affiliated faculty in the Higher Education Program at George Mason University. Previously he was a director at the American Association for Higher Education, a fellow with the EDUCAUSE National Learning Infrastructure Initiative, and assistant director of the Computer Writing and Research Lab at the University of Texas at Austin. A frequent speaker and facilitator, he consults with colleges, universities, software companies, publishers, nonprofit organizations, and governmental bodies worldwide. He coleads the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research, through which sixty teams at institutions of higher education in six countries are investigating the impact of e-portfolio use on teaching, learning, and assessment. He also serves as chair of the board of directors of the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning. He headed the IMS Global Learning Consortium work on e-portfolio technical standards and George Mason’s participation in the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education project. Lead developer of the award-winning Learning Record Online, he has been active in the Sakai open source community. His work appears in such journals as Campus-Wide Information Systems, Computers and Education, the Journal of General Education, and Metropolitan Universities. He is coeditor of Electronic Portfolios 2.0: Emergent Research on Implementation and Impact (Stylus, 2009), author of E-Portfolios for Lifelong Learning and Assessment (Jossey-Bass, October 2010) and is currently completing an edited volume on the global diffusion of e-portfolios and leading development of the Augusta Community Portfolio. More information about Cambridge’s work can be found on his website at ncepr.org/darren.

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