Portfolios for assessment and learning: AMEE Guide no. 45.

  title={Portfolios for assessment and learning: AMEE Guide no. 45.},
  author={Jan van Tartwijk and Erik W Driessen},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  volume={31 9},
In 1990, Miller wrote that no tools were available for assessment of what a learner does when functioning independently at the clinical workplace (Miller 1990 ). Since then portfolios have filled this gap and found their way into medical education, not only as tools for assessment of performance in the workplace, but also as tools to stimulate learning from experience. We give an overview of the content and structure of various types of portfolios, describe the potential of electronic… CONTINUE READING

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