College students tote a ton of technology when they head off to school. Here are 10 more gadgets and apps worth throwing in the backpack.
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E-portfolios can help students showcase their best work and give teachers an assessment tool that moves beyond multiple-choice or even open-response tests. E-portfolios can also move with a student as he or she enters the workplace. Among a number of compelling options, Desire2Learn ePorfolio lets students organize documents, graphics, audio files, presentations and other representations of their personal learning journey in a form that's easy to share with instructors, advisers, and employers.
Desire2Learn also offers Binder, an iPad app students can use to organize course materials provided in PDF and Microsoft Office files, HTML, and other formats for use in their studies.
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