Definitions for "Portfolios"
A collection of a student's work that can be used to show the student's achievement. Sometimes portfolios are organized to show the progress a student has made over time and include rough drafts as well as finished assignments. Other times, they are a collection of the student's best work.
Collection of student work used as a reference or for assessment over a period of time. Portfolios may be electronically stored in word processing or other forms of software programs or paper-based.
Cloth covered protective folder for flat storage.
In investment terminology, portfolios refer to the mix of assets or investments that are owned by an entity. Sometimes the goal of a portfolio is to diversify high risk with low risk investments. Thus, U.S. government bonds might be in a portfolio along with overseas stocks.