Singapore University of Social Sciences

Reflection and ePortfolio

Reflection and ePortfolio (OST163)


This course seeks to equip students with the ability to employ e-platforms to showcase and reflect upon their holistic development in academic, professional, and personal achievements. The platform utilised in this course, Portfolium, is well-integrated into various Learning Management Systems, including Canvas, and comes equipped with multi-media plugins that provide users with versatile ways of showcasing their learning experiences. With further training in the art and science of reflections provided in this course, students will not only learn how to extract meaningful lessons from their experiences, but also weave eye-catching and persuasive narratives of their growth as professionals and individuals, and reach a wider audience with cutting-edge e-portfolio media.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 2.5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Utilities of Portfolium
  • Reflections and other forms of writing
  • Relationships between work and other domains of personal development
  • Metacognition
  • Assessing learning outcomes through multiple perspectives
  • Emotions and reflection

Learning Outcome

  • Describe the utilities of Portfolium
  • Distinguish between reflection and other forms of writing
  • Relate work experiences to career trajectories and personal growth
  • Practise metacognition in reflection exercises
  • Compare multiple perspectives in assessing learning outcomes of experiences
  • Recognise the roles that emotions play in shaping the quality of reflection
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