LearnTel Conference_BNIT_RPL


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LearnTel Conference_BNIT_RPL

  1. 1. Using ePortfolios to support delivery LearnTel 2008
  2. 2. BNIT connects ePortfolios to RPL
  3. 3. ePortfolio concept <ul><li>Pause and reflect: </li></ul><ul><li>‘ ePortfolio ’ </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is an ePortfolio? <ul><li>Australian Flexible Learning Framework (AFLF) </li></ul><ul><li>“… digitalised collections of personalised information” </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is an ePortfolio? <ul><li>National Learning Infrastructure Initiative (NLII) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Collection of authentic and diverse evidence… </li></ul><ul><li>… on which the person or organisation has reflected and designed for presentation to one or more audiences…” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why connect ePortfolio to RPL? <ul><li>Efficient means of connecting industry workers to educators to recognise their workforce experience, skills and knowledge. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Who is connecting to ePortfolios? <ul><li>Education – SET plans (learning plans) </li></ul><ul><li>University graduates – CVs and research </li></ul><ul><li>VET with industry – promotion/career planning, profiles and evidence of progress and/or competency for RPL </li></ul>
  8. 8. How ePortfolios connect <ul><li>Record, aggregate and fasten artefacts </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and present </li></ul><ul><li>Invite select audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect and comment </li></ul>
  9. 9. Connections
  10. 10. Connections
  11. 11. Connecting BNIT with AFLF <ul><li>AFLF focus: evaluate effectiveness of the tool (D2L) </li></ul><ul><li>BNIT focus: evaluate RPL process </li></ul><ul><li>Research method: case studies, </li></ul><ul><li>pre & post surveys </li></ul>
  12. 12. Effective ePortfolios <ul><li>Authentic learning </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Build self knowledge (constructivism) </li></ul><ul><li>Social and collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong and life wide learning </li></ul><ul><li>Professional and personal development </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reflection to evaluate learning process <ul><li>Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Projection </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Technical requirements <ul><li>AFLF key functional requirements </li></ul><ul><li>longevity </li></ul><ul><li>transportability </li></ul><ul><li>interoperability </li></ul>
  15. 15. Connections
  16. 16. RPL process - A Model for Success Based on skill sets AQTF compliant Four phase model ePortfolio artefact storage DVD long term storage
  17. 17. RPL process Initial Contact On-Line Self Assessment Or 1 st Interview Complete New Student Profile - A Model for Success Phase I – Step 1
  18. 18. RPL process Select IT Grouping - A Model for Success Phase I – Step 2 IT General Diploma IT Networking Diploma IT System Analysis & Design Diploma IT Software / Data Base Diploma IT Multimedia/WEB Diploma
  19. 19. RPL process - A Model for Success Phase I – Step 3 Select RPL Level Diploma Certificate IV Certificate III Certificate II
  20. 20. RPL process Complete Enrolment Enrol in RPL Course @ BNIT - A Model for Success Phase I – Step 4 Username & Password ePortfolio access provided
  21. 21. RPL process Major Interview - A Model for Success Phase 2 All skill sets identified Skill sets incomplete All information up-loaded to ePortfolio Missing skill sets information used to develop Gap Training Program
  22. 22. RPL process ePortfolio - A Model for Success Phase 3 Online Gap Training Clients Resume’ Position Description Actual Position Requirements Training Plan Requirement Assessment Results from Training
  23. 23. RPL process RPL complete - A Model for Success Phase 4 Qualification awarded All information burnt to DVD Based on artefacts held in ePortfolio and or successful completion of Gap Training Required for AQTF Audit Requirement
  24. 24. RPL process - A Model for Success An Innovative Solution Connecting BNIT with Industry
  25. 25. Connections
  26. 26. <ul><li>Queensland Skills Plan – increase RPL through Skills First </li></ul><ul><li>Map training delivery to industry needs using blended environments </li></ul><ul><li>TAFE assessors evaluate and conduct GAP training in workplace </li></ul>Connecting to industry
  27. 27. <ul><li>Benefits for TAFE – raise profile, means of revenue, opportunity to restructure business processes </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits for industry – Retention rather than recruitment policy, highlighting and recognising existing broad & dynamic skills in worker’s tool bags </li></ul>Connecting to industry
  28. 28. Contact us <ul><li>For more information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Glenn Searle </li></ul><ul><li>Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Learning Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 07-3259 4230 </li></ul><ul><li>Glenn.Searle@ deta . qld . gov .au </li></ul><ul><li>Post to the blog </li></ul>