Karuta is a flexible tool for the incremental prototyping and the diffusion on the web of digital portfolios or eportfolios for various purposes; showcase portfolio, learning portfolio, assessment portfolio.
Design your own portfolio process!
An open source software, Karuta is a flexible tool for the incremental prototyping and the diffusion on the web of digital portfolios or eportfolios for various purposes (showcase portfolio, learning portfolio, assessment portfolio).
The T&L designer can quickly build a portfolio template by creating pages and adding different resources (text, documents, comments, etc.) assigned to various roles (student, evaluator, etc.).
Karuta has no a priori structure. The T&L designer has full control and can build sophisticated portfolios and workflows. No developers are required.
Karuta is built for quick iterations. Design a portfolio, test it in faculty meetings, make changes, run a small pilot.
Karuta has advanced features like proxies, parts (for creating user menus), and peer evaluation. A script language is available for batch creation. New features will be available soon like reporting, LEAP2A exporting, HTML publishing, resume, etc.
Karuta can be used for learning portfolios, assessment portfolios, accreditation, and presentation portfolios (coming soon).
New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) is using Karuta as a significant tool for its assessment of students and of itself. According to Dr. Terry Ann Smith, Associate Dean of Institutional Assessment, NBTS needed a tool that could give students a way to demonstrate their competency and that could provide the institution with a means of evaluating its programs. Four years ago the Seminary chose Kartua, the open source ePortfolio tool.
With it's new 2.3 release, Karuta OSP is now a fully operational portfolio solution, currently used by many French Universities to support the competency-based transformation of their curriculum
The Karuta project, under the umbrella of the Apereo Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of version 2.3 of the Karuta Open Source Portfolio.The Karuta project, under the umbrella of the Apereo Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of version 2.3 of the Karuta Open Source Portfolio.
Karuta offers a simple and flexible way for portfolio designers to customize portfolio workflows for learning, assessment, reporting, and showcasing. This fifth release of Karuta has undergone extensive testing and includes many features useful for a full implementation.
Karuta project, under the umbrella of the Apereo Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of the Karuta Open Source Portfolio.
A recording of an OSP Community Meeting demonstration of Karuta, a portfolio application from the University of Montreal (formerly known as WAD) that can be LTI-enabled in Sakai.