Improving self regulation through portfolio assessment in higher education

  • Lutfiyah Hidayati Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia


The article aims to define the effectiveness of portfolio  assessment to improve self regulation in higher education context. Portfolio  assessment encourages students to build self regulation in the learning process. It allows students  to define their own content, objectives and learning strategies, then record documents, so that the lecturer's role is only to assist and provide feedback. This is a classroom action research consist of 3 cycles, held in apparel study program at a state university in Surabaya, with 70 research subjects. Data collected by observation and questionnaire, and analyzed with descriptive analyses. Result state that portfolio  assessment influence in enhancing students’ self regulation. This study conclude that portfolio assessment effective on students’ self regulation improvement.