Development and maintenance are the key activities in the success of an eportfolio enabling a student to actively engage in their learning and progress. By maintaining their own eportfolio a student reflects on what they are doing and have done and considers why they are doing it and the reasons for it. This might clarify their understanding of the direction wished to pursue. Adding to tis should be mentioned that by maintaining their eportfolio students arm themselves with valuable computer skills essential in their workplaces.
time and effort as an investment for a long term benefit
help to see what are they good at and build on it