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Tcsol program efolio workshop cf

  1. 1. EfolioWorkshop TCSOL ProgramOctober 1, 2011<br />Dr. Fuchs<br />
  2. 2. Goal & Objectives<br />Familiarizingstudentteacherswiththeconcept of electronicportfoliosforprofessionalpurposes<br />Be able to distinguish different types of portfolios and becomefamiliarwiththeelements of a professionalportfolio<br />Be able to createthebasicstructure of an electronicportfolio on Google Sites (= a wikitool)<br />
  3. 3. Overview<br />Brief Survey<br />The Concept of Portfolios<br />Introduction to Google Sites (dual functions)<br />Sample Efolios<br />Starting your own Efolio<br />
  4. 4. 1. Brief Survey<br />We have to know who the techies and portfolio<br />experts are in our class.Take 2 minutes and turn &<br />talk. <br />Do you have any experience creating a website?<br />Have you used a wiki before?<br />Which course management systems (CMS) are you familiar with (e.g., Classweb, Moodle, Blackboard)?<br />Have you ever created a portfolio? <br />Have you ever used one with your students?<br />
  5. 5. 2. The Concept of Portfolios<br />With your partner, go to the RESOURCES page on the<br />efolio site. Choose 2 out of the 7 links and browse a<br />couple of minutes and answer the following:<br />What are the different types of portfolios and what purposes are they used for?<br />How will the content of your portfolio differ from a portfolio you would use in your language class?<br />What are some general guidelines for creating a portfolio? <br />
  6. 6. Course Portfolios[Adaptedfrom:]<br />contain materials related to a particular course<br />(e.g., syllabi, course materials, sample<br />assignments,explanation for the rationale behind<br />your assignments, reflections on how teaching<br />methods and course materials help students<br />learn).<br />
  7. 7. Professional Portfolios[Adaptedfrom:]<br />contain materials and documents that can be<br />submitted for the purpose of application<br />promotion/tenure (e.g., scholarly work,<br />your research progress, teaching experience and<br />accomplishments, record of academic service).<br />
  8. 8. Teaching Portfolios: 2 Types[Adaptedfrom:]<br />summarize your teaching accomplishments,<br />provide examples of classroom materials;<br />serve as space for reflecting upon teaching<br />1. Summative = for purpose of applying<br />for academic job/promotion/tenure<br />within department<br />2. Formative = for purpose of<br />personal and professional development<br />
  9. 9. Portfolios...[Adaptedfrom:]<br />Reflect on goals as teacher<br />Assessyourteachingstrengths/weaknesses<br />Documentyourprogress/growth as a teacher<br />Generateideasforfutureteaching/coursedevelopment<br />Identify personal teaching style<br />Promotedialoguewithfellowteachers and generateways of gettingstudentfeedback<br />
  10. 10. Items to include in your PF[Adaptedfrom:]<br />Teachingphilosophy<br />Description of teachingexperience/responsibilities<br />Coursematerials; syllabi; lessonplans; assignmt<br />Evidence of teachingeffectiveness: summary of studentfeedback, departmentevaluations<br />Teachingawards/recognition<br />Professional development<br />
  11. 11. Keep in mindwhencreatingyour PF[Adaptedfrom:]<br />Structured (neat; organized/relatedsections)<br />Representative of yourwork (cross-section of coursesyou‘vetaught) <br />Selective (beconcise; limit to what‘srequiredbyreviewer; qualitynotquantity)<br />Ever-changing/livingdocument<br />Unique (showcase of personal teaching style)<br />Collectevidence of teachingability, self-reflection<br />Providecontextforyourteaching<br />Process of creating as important as final product<br />
  12. 12. 3. Introduction to Google Sites (dualfunctions)<br />
  13. 13. 4. Sample Efolios<br />Example 1: EfolioforPracticum<br /><br />(featured on our new website!!)<br />Example 2: Class Portal<br /><br />...and the Google Sites workshop Site I‘veinvited<br />youto!<br />
  14. 14. OtherExamples... <br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  15. 15. 5. Starting your own Efolio…Nota Bene:<br />Youcannotinclude observation notes or anything that comes from someone else – you need to get permission if you want to include anything other than their own work.<br />You should not upload any attachments – copy and paste the textin a new page instead. <br />Make sure you don’t use “TCSOL lingo” but use general language that is easy to understand by non-TC people.<br />Link theefolio in yourelectroniccoverletterbutmakesurethatthe link works!!<br />