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Helen L. Chen

Helen co-led the development of Folio Thinking, a reflective practice that situates and guides the effective use of learning portfolios, through collaborations with national and international portfolios researchers. She is a founding member and co-facilitator of EPAC, a community of practice (http://epac.pbworks.com/) focusing on pedagogical and technological issues related to e-portfolios. Helen is a member of the national advisory board for the Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education(VALUE) project led by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Director of Research for the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL). Her current research interests focus on the application of e-portfolio pedagogy, tools, and practices to facilitate teaching, learning, and assessment in general education and science and engineering disciplines. Helen also co-authored with Tracy Penny Light the monograph Electronic Portfolios and Student Success: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Learning, published by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.