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Yet it would appear that this time is well spent. The video "What About E-Portfolios" divides the components of the e-portfolio into four areas: The Learning, Transition, Assessment, and Presentation. In the learning component, the video discusses reflection. It states that reflection is not something that teachers always do with their learners. This is very true. Additionally, one essential part of reflection is feedback from the learner's peers and educators. The video mentions the use of blogging for this purpose, which makes perfect sense. Many people in different walks of life, blog on a daily or weekly basis about their work and life experiences. The blog, as a web log, is very well suited for the reflection of an e-portfolio, and I would argue that many blog platforms now offer probably enough features to allow a user to not only use it for reflection but also to display their products of learning as discussed in the video.