As students develop technology skills, electronic portfolios provide capabilities for storing and displaying audio, video, and electronic files and other résumé-type information that reflects academic and work accomplishments, personal experiences, and goals via electronic work samples and hyperlinks to other websites.

This article explores the ways that electronic portfolio assignments can be used in introductory accounting courses and the potential benefits of doing so.


This article is from the Accounting Instructors’ Report, an electronic journal that provides teaching tips and insights to those who teach accounting and other business courses.


Joann Segovia, Minnesota State University Moorhead
George Sanderson, Minnesota State University


Read Introducing Electronic Portfolios in Introductory Accounting.