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Realizing your 1st eportfolio

  1. 1. Realizing your 1 stby James (Jim) BuckinghamMAODE (Open U), MA – Adult Education (Central Michigan), TEFL (Trinity)at HCT – Men’s Campus, Al Ain , 14 April 2012
  2. 2. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis •Resources
  3. 3. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis •Resources
  4. 4. Realizing your 1 st • Why bother? • evidence your PD growth • demonstrate your interests / growth • demonstrate your commitment to lifelong learning • demonstrate a fundamental belief in personal / professional growth • gain accreditation / credit for your efforts • replace your resume (?)
  5. 5. Realizing your 1 st • Why bother? • evidence your PD growth • demonstrate your interests / growth • demonstrate your commitment to lifelong learning • demonstrate a fundamental belief in personal / professional growth • gain accreditation / credit for your efforts • replace your resume (?)
  6. 6. Realizing your 1 st • Why bother? • possible public? • self • peers • employer • association / accreditation body • future employers
  7. 7. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis Resources
  8. 8. Realizing your 1 st • Review how a PD ePortfolio differs from • employer portfolio • prescriptive / limited • length • headings • points to cover • time frame to cover • no interaction encouraged • typically providing / offering an edited snapshot of work / development covered by employee
  9. 9. Realizing your 1 st • Review a PD ePortfolio • your ePortfolio for Pro Development • focuses on development / interests • identifying these over time • identifying these with help of peers • encourages sharing / networking with peers • evidences your teaching credentials (accreditation) • reflects what you deem to be important to your professional goals / personal development
  10. 10. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis Resources
  11. 11. Realizing your 1 st • Suggest criteria to help choose a format • low cost / no cost • easy to realize • flexible flexible & adaptable to changing needs (i.e. easy to edit) as your skills advance, use more of the utilities available • scalable capable of growing in size & complexity as you grow • good “ROI “ time & energy invested provides a return - "investment"
  12. 12. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis Resources
  13. 13. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress Why a blog makes a good ePortfolio: •low cost set up website, domain - $60 yr •easy to realize requires some learning of Wordpress) •easy to build upon / flexible very flexible •scalable almost no limits •offers good ROI ease of sharing, ease of access, quickly logged by Google search)
  14. 14. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress Why a blog makes a good ePortfolio: •store & organise content in dynamic ways chronologically (like a diary) personalised tagging systems. •present personal profile to the world like a website •enable others to follow your activities using RSS feeds (like subscribing to a newspaper)
  15. 15. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress Why a blog makes a good ePortfolio: •Examples • Barrett, H. (n.d.). Helen Barrett -My Portfolio. Helen Barrett. Retrieved from http://hbarrett.wordpress.com/my-portfolio/ • Buckingham, J. (n.d.). jamesbuckingham.net. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://jamesbuckingham.net/ • VanDrimmelen, J. (n.d.). Jeff VanDrimmelen. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://jeffvandrimmelen.info/
  16. 16. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis Resources
  17. 17. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 2 - LinkedIn Why LinkedIn may be a good option: •no cost •easy to realize requires some learning of LinkedIn •easy to build upon but less flexible than WordPress •NOT as scalable limits to the type& variety of content that can be added •offers reasonable ROI ease of sharing, ease of access, quickly logged by Google search but sometimes limited to LinkedIn members only
  18. 18. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 2 - LinkedIn Why LinkedIn may be a good option: •discussed by Sarah Stewart • Stewart, S. (2011, January 22). Sarah Stewart: Does LinkedIn work as an ePortfolio? Sarah Stewart. Retrieved from http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com/2011/01/does-linkedin
  19. 19. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 2 - LinkedIn Why LinkedIn may be a good option: •Examples • James Buckingham • http://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesbuckingham
  20. 20. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – Wikis Resources
  21. 21. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 3 - Facebook Why Facebook may be a good option: •no cost •easy to realize requires some learning of LinkedIn •easy to build upon but less flexible than WordPress •MUCH LESS scalable limits to the type& variety of content that can be added •offers reasonable ROI ease of sharing, ease of access (750 million users), quickly logged by Google
  22. 22. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 3 - Facebook Why Facebook may be a good option: •Resources • ??????????
  23. 23. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – Wikis Resources
  24. 24. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 4 - Wikis Why Wikis may be a good option: •no cost •relatively easy to realize requires some learning of each wiki format •easy to build upon very flexible ; perhaps as flexible as WordPress •potentially scalable depends on the wiki format used •offers reasonable ROI ease of sharing, ease of access (750 million users), quickly logged by Google
  25. 25. Realizing your 1 st • Strategy 4 - Wikis Why Wikis may be a good option: •Resources • Creating an ePortfolio with Wikispaces. (2007). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5osJCF909qQ&feature=youtube_g • Creating ePortfolios with GoogleApps - ePortfolio Resources. (n.d.). Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://sites.google.com/site/eportfolios/How-To-Create-ePortfolios-wi • Google Sites for ePortfolios. (2008). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDdLBcD68uA&feature=youtube_
  26. 26. Realizing your 1 st Outline •Why bother? •Review how a PD ePortfolio differs •Suggest criteria to help choose a format • Strategy 1 - blogging with Wordpress • Strategy 2 – LinkedIn • Strategy 3 – Facebook • Strategy 4 – wikis •Resources
  27. 27. Realizing your 1 st • Resources Barrett, H. (n.d.-a). How To. Helen Barrett. Retrieved from http://hbarrett.wordpress.com/how-to/ Barrett, H. (n.d.-b). My Portfolio. Helen Barrett. Retrieved from http://hbarrett.wordpress.com/my-portfolio/ Batson, T. (2010, April 7). ePortfolios, Finally! Campus Technology. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://campustechnology.com/articles/2010/04/07/eportfolios-finally.aspx Buckingham, J. (n.d.). jamesbuckingham.net. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://jamesbuckingham.net/ Butterworth, A. (n.d.). Effective practice with e-portfolios. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/programmerelated/2008/effectivepracticeeportfolios.aspx Creating an ePortfolio with Wikispaces. (2007). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5osJCF909qQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player ePortfolio for Personal Development. (2008). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5w_XdroqUY&feature=youtube_gdata_player Google Apps. (n.d.). Creating ePortfolios with GoogleApps - ePortfolio Resources. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://sites.google.com/site/eportfolios/How-To-Create-ePortfolios-with-GoogleApps
  28. 28. Realizing your 1 st • Resources Google Sites for ePortfolios. (2008). Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDdLBcD68uA&feature=youtube_gdata_player Gray, L. (2008). Effective practice with e-portfolios : JISC. Higher Education Funding Council for England. Retrieved from http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/effectivepracticeeportfolios.pdf Gray, L. (n.d.). e-Portfolios - An overview. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://www.jisc.ac.uk/eportfolio How to create e-portfolios for business, education, professional development or personal use. (n.d.).Squidoo. Retrieved from http://www.squidoo.com/e-portfolios Hussain, R., & Ng, H. (n.d.). A case-study: The adoption, adaptation and transformation of Facebook as eportfolio in Higher Education. AACE Global Learn. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://www.aace.org/conf/glearn/sessions/index.cfm/fuseaction/PaperDetails?presentation_id=47373 Learning Technologie - Virginia Techs. (n.d.). English as a Second Language Education. ePortfolio Initiatives at Virginia Tech | Virginia Tech. Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://eportfolio.vt.edu/gallery/DeptsProgs/englishassecondlanged.html mjmobbs. (n.d.). Creating a ePortfolio Using Wordpress. Scribd. Retrieved from http://www.scribd.com/doc/20842800/Creating-a-ePortfolio-Using-Wordpress
  29. 29. Realizing your 1 st • Resources OASIS - University of North Caroline (Chapel Hill). (n.d.-a). Logging in / Introduction to Wordpress. Retrieved from http://media.oasis.unc.edu/instructional_technology/wordpress/wordpress-login-into.swf OASIS - University of North Caroline (Chapel Hill). (n.d.-b). Writing / Editing Post page. Retrieved from http://media.oasis.unc.edu/instructional_technology/wordpress/wordpress-edit-content.swf Silverman, R. E. (2012, January 24). No More Résumés, Say Some Firms. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203750404577173031991814896.html#articleTabs=a Stewart, S. (2011, January 22). Sarah Stewart: Does LinkedIn work as an ePortfolio? Sarah Stewart. Retrieved from http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com/2011/01/does-linkedin-work-as-eportfolio.html VanDrimmelen, J. (n.d.). Use Wordpress to Create a Professional e-Portfolio — OASIS - Office of Arts & Sciences Information Services. OASIS - University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill). Retrieved April 13, 2012, from http://oasis.unc.edu/old-site/training/blog/use-wordpress-to-create-a-professional-e-portfolio

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