Creating a Shared Understanding of Institutional Knowledge Through an Electronic Institutional Portfolio

  • Mary Kathryn Tetreault Portland State University
Keywords: Electronic Institutional Portfolios, Institutional Knowledge


After nearly four years of work on developing an electronic institutional portfolio at Portland State University, the authors of this article reflect on how using the electronic medium for such a project can influence institutional self-examination. Viewing the PSU portfolio project as a continuation of the campus's long-held commitment to approaching change as scholarly work, they argue that the electronic medium can lead to new ways of knowing and understanding higher education institutions.