Portfolio support



Please note that this page exists only to archive previous conversations. Luther Seminary has revised or thrown out many of these documents. For the most recent documents please see MyLutherNet.

Public Forum

December slides . December handout .

New curriculum documents

May 2013 version of the PRCR . Brief handout . Notes on the portfolio process to date . Pedagogy thought piece .

Support for students

Artifact/reflection tips for students . Writing a program outcome reflection

Self assessment worksheets for the various degree programs (includes program outcomes and competencies)

MDiv . MA in CML . MA in CCC . MA in CYF . MA in OT . MA in NT . MA in History . MA in Theology

Portfolio review materials (these are drafts, not yet finalized)

MDIV portfolio review form . Outcome Reflection rubric .


(These examples were developed as a way to demonstrate what a reflection might look like. They are based on the MDIV program outcomes and mediating competencies, and use this artifact as evidence.)

Accomplished program outcome reflection . Growing edge program outcome reflection . Naive program outcome reflection

Other useful links

Luther intranet . MyLutherNet .

Scholarly articles/books

Learning better together . Adult learning and the generation of knowledge . The Buck Institute of Education’s list of articles . “Getting a grip on PBL” . PBL and e-portfolios in an undergraduate classroom . A new culture of learning . Mary’s “reflectivity matrix” from Revitalizing Practice .

Videos and other pithy introductions to new paradigms of learning

Changing educational paradigms (Ken Robinson) (11:41) . Robinson TED talk (20:04) . Lawrence Lessig TED talk (19:07) . Social media revolution (2:35) . Learning to change, changing to learn (5:37) . Common Craft explanation of PBL (3:50) . What is PBL? . An anthropological introduction to YouTube (55:34) . We are the people film . Liz Coleman on reinventing liberal education (TED talk) . Geoff Mulgan on studio schools (TED talk) (6:16) .


This is an example of what we could provide to support students and faculty in the portfolio process. Right now it is simply a place to gather materials.