E portfolios- a demonstration


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My presentation to a course team planning to incorporate e-Portfolios into the new course to be delivered in Setember 2011

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  • Assembled by students for a course documenting and reflecting upon the ways they have met the learning outcomes for that course; used for part or all of the course assessment Developed by students documenting the work completed, skills acquired, outcomes met in an academic dept. or programme; required for graduation. Students might use a selection from their programme portfolio to show prospective employers PDP tool in which each employee records achievements, future plans and extra curricular activities. Mentor or appraiser could add comments
  • Collection:supported by the tutor, I save artifacts (assignments, presentations) that represent achievements, successes and positive development opportunities in my day to day study (The portfolio’s purpose, audience, and future use of the artifacts will determine what artifacts to collect) Selection: Review and evaluate potential portfolio material to identify those that demonstrate the development of particular skills or achievement of specific standards. Selection criteria for materials to include should reflect the learning objectives established for the portfolio. These should follow from national, state, or local standards and their associated evaluation rubrics or performance indicators. Reflection: evaluate or assess own learning through reflective commentary. Reflect on own growth and development over time, recognising achievement of goals and stds, identifying gaps in development or understanding and acknowledgeing skills requiring further development . Include reflections on every piece in your portfolio and an overall reflection Projection : Review reflections on learning, look ahead, and set goals for the future. Compare current achievements or outcomes to standards or performance indicators. Then set learning goals or develop action plans for the future. This stage links portfolio development and PDP to support lifelong learning Present – invite students to share their portfolio with teachers and peers. Promotes collaborative learning, fosters self and peer evaluation and further encourages commitment to PDP and LLL
  • http://electronicportfolios.org/portfolios/iste2k.html
  • E portfolios- a demonstration

    1. 1. E-portfolios 29 March 2011 11:00 – 12:00 Ux 3.01
    2. 2. Purpose of Meeting <ul><li>The emphasis of the meeting is to  have a look at the e-portfolio – as we are going to include this into the pre-registration Operating Department Practitioner course that we are launching in September and to discuss what we need to do in terms of setting up this process.   </li></ul>
    3. 3. Background <ul><li>Course portfolio – t-eL 2008-2011 Google Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Portfolio 2007 – now – Pebble Pad </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Portfolio – 2011 Mahara </li></ul>
    4. 4. Electronic Portfolios The use of electronic technologies that allow the portfolio developer to collect and organize artifacts in many formats (audio, video, graphics, and text). A standards-based electronic portfolio uses hypertext links to organize the material to connect artifacts to appropriate goals or standards.
    5. 5. Purpose of e-Portfolios <ul><li>Assessment Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>The Development Portfolio (e.g. course and programme portfolios) </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Portfolio (e.g. teaching portfolios) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Types of e-Portfolios (Stefani et al. 2007) <ul><li>Course portfolio ( my example ) </li></ul><ul><li>Programme portfolio ( the 3-year pre-reg programme ) </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional portfolio – CPD Stefani,L., Mason, R. and Pegler, C. (2007) The educational potential of e-portfolios . London: Routledge </li></ul>
    7. 7. Electronic Portfolio Development <ul><li>Electronic portfolio development brings together two different processes: </li></ul><ul><li>multimedia project development </li></ul><ul><li>portfolio development . </li></ul><ul><li>When developing an electronic portfolio, equal attention should be paid to these complimentary processes, as both are essential for effective electronic portfolio development </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Process for developing a portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Collect </li></ul><ul><li>Select </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect </li></ul><ul><li>Project </li></ul><ul><li>Present </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Assess/Decide </li></ul><ul><li>Plan/Design </li></ul><ul><li>Develop </li></ul><ul><li>Implement </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul><ul><li>(Ivers & Barron, 1998): </li></ul>Multimedia project development Ivers, K., & Barron, A. E. (1998) Multimedia projects in education. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.
    10. 10. Stages of Electronic Portfolio Development   Portfolio Development Stages of Electronic Portfolio Development Multimedia Development Purpose & Audience 1. Defining the Portfolio Context & Goals Decide, Assess Collect, Interject 2. The Working Portfolio Design, Plan Select, Reflect, Direct 3. The Reflective Portfolio Develop Inspect, Perfect, Connect 4. The Connected Portfolio Implement, Evaluate Respect (Celebrate) 5. The Presentation Portfolio Present, Publish
    11. 11. Examples <ul><li>Pb Works : http://hbarrett.pbworks.com/w/page/10381850/portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>WordPress : http://hbarrett.wordpress.com/my-portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces : http://eportfolios.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Yola : http://hbarrett.yolasite.com/ </li></ul>
    12. 12. Essential elements for an e-Portfolio system 1. Repository for collection of evidence 2. Reflection tool (blog) 3. Sharing tool (facility to invite people) 4. Comments/feedback 5. Presentation (facility to present selected parts of the portfolio)