A reimagined student record can present a much broader view of students’ activities, accomplishments, and learning, as well as how the different learning experiences intersect and build off of each other.
BiographyThomas Black is the Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs and University Registrar at Stanford University. He has worked in higher education for over 30 years in various administrative positions including the registrar offices of the University of Chicago, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He's an honorary member of the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars, and he frequently presents at the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers national conferences. Tom is also a member of the National Student Clearinghouse Advisory Board. Most recently, he has worked to perfect the electronic transcript and a safe means of delivery via the Internet. He's interested in increasing the exchange of student data using national standards while ensuring only authorized access to that information. Tom received his B.A. and M. Ed. degrees from Penn State University.
Using E-Portfolios to Support an Undergraduate Learning Career: An Experiment with Academic Advising
E-portfolio efforts at Stanford have focused on capturing and documenting students' learning and engaging in reflection, rationale building, or planning, contributing to a culture of folio thinking.