ePortfolio and RPL
- 2013 Roundup
CAPLA
November 18, 2013
Learning Agents

Accelerated learning systems
E-learning resources & services
Learning community support
Consulting

http:...
New service: savvyfolio.net

Multi-institution ePortfolio community
Professional Body

Workplace Trainer

Employer

Colleg...
Agenda

Don’s Retrospective Perspective
• ePIC 2013, London
• AAEEBL 2013, Boston
– with help from Trent Batson

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http://blog.qmee.com/qmee-online-in-60-seconds/

The
Read-Write Web
has changed the
Internet from:
• a shopping mall
• an ...
Received Learning…
Sage on the Stage

Photo Credit: US Mission Geneva via Compfight cc
Personalized Learning

Flipped Classroom and the Read/Write Web

YouTube and Facebook in Nursing Education by Laura Killam...
Digital Dirt…

Developing Digital Citizens Alex Couros 2012
Closer to home…

The power of video as evidence
Digital Identity
eSourcing is Social
Employers want to find you

techvibes.com

Nov 2013
ePortfolio and Identity Conference, London

ePIC 2013
ePIC 2013

www.epforum.eu/
http://bit.ly/13bb38D
Overview
Key themes

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OER and MOOCs
Employability
Professional development
Additional language learning
Learni...
Keynote: Alan Davis

What would Proust have done with an ePortfolio?
ePortfolios and MOOCs
Learning self-management

“WANTED:
Well organised ePortfolio to Manage an Unruly MOOC. Skills Requir...
ePortfolios and MOOCs
Learning self-management
ePortfolios and MOOCs
Learning self-management
Big Data

ePortfolios, Open Badges & Learning Analytics

http://www.slideshare.net/dcambrid/e-pic-2013-keynote
Association for Authentic, Experiential and
Evidence-Based Learning, Boston

AAEEBL 2013
11/19/2013

http://www.aaeebl.org

THE ASSOCIATION FOR AUTHENTIC,
EXPERIENTIAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED
LEARNING (AAEEBL.ORG)
En...
11/19/2013

http://www.aaeebl.org

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About AAEEBL
• Threads coming together:
• Engaged Learning – our theme this year
• ...
11/19/2013

http://www.aaeebl.org

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Developments
• Formal acceptance in parts of U. S. higher education of

eportfolio ...
11/19/2013

http://www.aaeebl.org

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Challenges
• How to “train” assessors for assessment of eportfolio

evidence?
• How...
11/19/2013

http://www.aaeebl.org

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AAEEBL
• Member of the website, aaeebl.org
• Member of AAEEBL through an institutio...
Critical mass

52% US undergraduates use ePortfolio

Campus Computing 2013 (n=451)
AAEEBL 2013 in Boston

Bass/Eynon Keynote: “Disrupting Ourselves”

• Connect to Learning Project (C2L)
– Researching how e...
VALUE* Rubrics for LEAP ELO’s
Example: Integrative Learning
Capstone
4

Milestone
3

Milestone
2

Connections to
Experienc...
AAEEBL 2013 in Boston
“It Takes More than a Major”

• 2013 survey of 318 employers for AAC&U
(The Association of American ...
Confirmation from Notre Dame
Employer Focus Group

Employers would…
Click on ePortfolio link in email
View relevant part o...
AAEEBL 2013 in Boston

Global Learning Qualifications Framework
(Nan Travers, SUNY-ESC)

bit.ly/AAEEBL2013_GLQF
AAEEBL-friendly ecosystem
International Journal of ePortfolio
• Cool article in the current issue:
– The ePortfolio as a L...
Mahara UK 2013
Mahara UK 13 Highlights

Maturing and gathering momentum
• New features and developments
– MyPortfolio, New Zealand

• Mod...
Mahara UK 13 in Pictures

http://www.eventifier.com/event/maharauk13
Mahara 1.8

Good and getting better
Multi-tenanted Mahara
Educational examples

• MyPortfolio Schools (Kineo Pacific)
– 1,211 institutions (201301), 85,575 us...
2013 Eportfolio Forum

Australia
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum

“Digital Identities, Footprints and Networks”
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(PebblePad and Mahara)
Learner...
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum
Business School

http://bit.ly/AUSeP2013_Sibson
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum
Keynote: Employers Needs and ePortfolios

http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum
Keynote: Employers Needs and ePortfolios

http://bit.ly/CityUHK_eP
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum
Keynote: Learner Driven Pathways

http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum
Keynote: Learner Driven Pathways

http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
Canada
RPL at Athabasca University
From paper to electronic

bit.ly/AU_ePortfolio
Alberta K-12: Inspiring Education

Competency Framework for Student Learning
Modeling the Inspiring Framework
Golden Hills School Division
Schoolportfolios.ca

Exploratory ePortfolio Community
Regulators and ePortfolios

Formative vs. summative assessment
ePortfolios for Immigrants
ISSofBC

• Language Programs
• Employment Programs
• Soft skills
development
• Employability sk...
Open Badges
Open Badges

Rapidly evolving ecosystem
Open Badges

Entry level skills for the workforce

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges

Entry level skills for the workforce

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges

Skills transfer for veterans

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges
Simple structure

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges

Assessment and display

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges

Designing a badge for your context

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
Open Badges

In 2014: Open Badge Factory

bit.ly/ePIC2013_Rousselle
Open Badges

Chicago Summer of Learning

• City of Chicago, MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla
– 125 participating organization...
Final words
Emergent themes
• Graduate outcomes ≈ employability
• Badges = micro-credentials
• Learning is social
• Portfolio learning...
Is LinkedIn enough?
• PRO
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Awareness, workplace focus (esp. North America)
Evidence: Slideshare, Infographics, Vid...
Key Message:

ePortfolios can be FOR and OF Learning
FOR Learning

OF Learning

Focused on process

Focused on product

Su...
Key Message

Reflective, integrative, deep learning

http://bit.ly/UW_Bothell
University President’s Vision

Alan Davis, President, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

BC RPL Summit presentation March 20...
Future State: the Open ePortfolio
“Small pieces, loosely joined”
Government
Information
Portals

Online
Credential
Verific...
Final thought

The future is already
here; it’s just not very
evenly distributed.
William Gibson

Creative Commons http://...
PRESENTATION SUPPORT PAGE:
bit.ly/ePin2013

don@learningagents.ca
Web: learningagents.ca
Twitter: donpresant
ePortfolio: d...
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  1. 1. ePortfolio and RPL - 2013 Roundup CAPLA November 18, 2013
  2. 2. Learning Agents Accelerated learning systems E-learning resources & services Learning community support Consulting http://bit.ly/DonPresant_ePortfolio
  3. 3. New service: savvyfolio.net Multi-institution ePortfolio community Professional Body Workplace Trainer Employer College Industry Sector Body Adult Learning Centre University Employability Agency
  4. 4. Agenda Don’s Retrospective Perspective • ePIC 2013, London • AAEEBL 2013, Boston – with help from Trent Batson • • • • • Mahara UK 2013, Birmingham Eportfolio Forum, Canberra Canada Open Badges (all over) Final words NB: bit.ly/ePin2013
  5. 5. http://blog.qmee.com/qmee-online-in-60-seconds/ The Read-Write Web has changed the Internet from: • a shopping mall • an encyclopedia • a television To a place where we personalize our experience and leave our footprints behind
  6. 6. Received Learning… Sage on the Stage Photo Credit: US Mission Geneva via Compfight cc
  7. 7. Personalized Learning Flipped Classroom and the Read/Write Web YouTube and Facebook in Nursing Education by Laura Killam, Cambrian College on Prezi
  8. 8. Digital Dirt… Developing Digital Citizens Alex Couros 2012
  9. 9. Closer to home… The power of video as evidence
  10. 10. Digital Identity
  11. 11. eSourcing is Social Employers want to find you techvibes.com Nov 2013
  12. 12. ePortfolio and Identity Conference, London ePIC 2013
  13. 13. ePIC 2013 www.epforum.eu/ http://bit.ly/13bb38D
  14. 14. Overview Key themes • • • • • • OER and MOOCs Employability Professional development Additional language learning Learning analytics: big data Badges, badges, badges bit.ly/ePIC2013_program
  15. 15. Keynote: Alan Davis What would Proust have done with an ePortfolio?
  16. 16. ePortfolios and MOOCs Learning self-management “WANTED: Well organised ePortfolio to Manage an Unruly MOOC. Skills Required" http://bit.ly/ePIC2013_Coolin
  17. 17. ePortfolios and MOOCs Learning self-management
  18. 18. ePortfolios and MOOCs Learning self-management
  19. 19. Big Data ePortfolios, Open Badges & Learning Analytics http://www.slideshare.net/dcambrid/e-pic-2013-keynote
  20. 20. Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning, Boston AAEEBL 2013
  21. 21. 11/19/2013 http://www.aaeebl.org THE ASSOCIATION FOR AUTHENTIC, EXPERIENTIAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED LEARNING (AAEEBL.ORG) Engaged Learning 21
  22. 22. 11/19/2013 http://www.aaeebl.org 22 About AAEEBL • Threads coming together: • Engaged Learning – our theme this year • High-Impact Educational Practices • ePortfolio community – learning centered • Demands of the economy; expectations of employers • ePortfolio provides means for transformation at all levels of education • U.S.: now, over half of U. S. higher education students have used an eportfolio at least once in their college years. Higher percentage in other countries • AAEEBL = global eportfolio establishment. • 120 Colleges and Universities; 17 Corporate Sponsors
  23. 23. 11/19/2013 http://www.aaeebl.org 23 Developments • Formal acceptance in parts of U. S. higher education of eportfolio as basis for assessment. “Competency-Based” • Paper resume dead; Online resume expected; add links to online resume and you’ve got an “eportfolio.” • New business models with eportfolios: • LMS companies seeing eportfolio as competitive advantage • Link between employers and students while in college through free eportfolios • Global web hosting companies see eportfolios as competitive advantage • Selling eportfolio accounts to individuals • Specialization of eportfolio products for certain fields
  24. 24. 11/19/2013 http://www.aaeebl.org 24 Challenges • How to “train” assessors for assessment of eportfolio evidence? • How to educate learners in creating good evidence and curating that evidence over time? • How to move from credits, test, grades to “authentic assessment”? -- Institutional challenge • How to maintain eportfolio over decades? – individual challenge
  25. 25. 11/19/2013 http://www.aaeebl.org 25 AAEEBL • Member of the website, aaeebl.org • Member of AAEEBL through an institution • Corporate Partner • Student member; must be approved. • Annual National Conference July 28-31, 2014, Boston • Annual campus-based conferences • 2014: campus-based conference in Canada (planning) • How to login to the new AAEEBL site • Choose “Individual Site Participant” • Create your profile • Be a part of the global community
  26. 26. Critical mass 52% US undergraduates use ePortfolio Campus Computing 2013 (n=451)
  27. 27. AAEEBL 2013 in Boston Bass/Eynon Keynote: “Disrupting Ourselves” • Connect to Learning Project (C2L) – Researching how ePortfolio pedagogy can support AAC&U’s LEAP* initiative and its Essential Learning Outcomes: • Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World • Intellectual and Practical Skills • Personal and Social Responsibility • Integrative and Applied Learning – Currently: how to scale up * Liberal Education and America's Promise bit.ly/AACU_LEAP
  28. 28. VALUE* Rubrics for LEAP ELO’s Example: Integrative Learning Capstone 4 Milestone 3 Milestone 2 Connections to Experience Connections to Discipline Transfer Integrated Communication Reflection and SelfAssessment *Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education bit.ly/AACU_VALUE Benchmark 1
  29. 29. AAEEBL 2013 in Boston “It Takes More than a Major” • 2013 survey of 318 employers for AAC&U (The Association of American Colleges & Universities) – Findings: • 93%: candidate’s demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than their undergraduate major • >75%: 5 key learning outcomes: critical thinking, complex problem-solving, written and oral communication, and applied knowledge in real-world settings • >80%: an electronic portfolio would be useful to them in ensuring that job applicants have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their company or organization. bit.ly/AAEEBL13_AACU
  30. 30. Confirmation from Notre Dame Employer Focus Group Employers would… Click on ePortfolio link in email View relevant part of ePortfolio on tablet at career fair Click on ePortfolio link in résumé View relevant part of ePortfolio on tablet in interview Click on ePortfolio link in sig file or cover letter 0% Data from G. Alex Ambrose, April 2013 http://t.co/FeoVokOQv2 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% n=11
  31. 31. AAEEBL 2013 in Boston Global Learning Qualifications Framework (Nan Travers, SUNY-ESC) bit.ly/AAEEBL2013_GLQF
  32. 32. AAEEBL-friendly ecosystem International Journal of ePortfolio • Cool article in the current issue: – The ePortfolio as a Living Portal: A Medium for Student Learning, Identity, and Assessment • Celeste Fowles Nguyen, Stanford University www.theijep.com/
  33. 33. Mahara UK 2013
  34. 34. Mahara UK 13 Highlights Maturing and gathering momentum • New features and developments – MyPortfolio, New Zealand • Modeling and demonstrating: – Digital literacies – Employability skills • Project based learning – Teachers/students as “co-researchers” • Open Badges • Personalized, competence-oriented learning • Multi-tenanted Mahara
  35. 35. Mahara UK 13 in Pictures http://www.eventifier.com/event/maharauk13
  36. 36. Mahara 1.8 Good and getting better
  37. 37. Multi-tenanted Mahara Educational examples • MyPortfolio Schools (Kineo Pacific) – 1,211 institutions (201301), 85,575 users, 9,976 groups • MyPortfolio Tertiary (Kineo Pacific) – 14 institutions, 13,381 users,1160 groups – Massey University: 9,000 users • kyvyt.fi (Discendum) – >100 institutions, 25,000 users, 1,000 groups • CLEO (One Connect Limited) – 154 institutions, 23,000 users, 874 groups • Bute/Argyle Education Authority (EdICT) – 92 institutions, 7,081 users, 50 groups
  38. 38. 2013 Eportfolio Forum Australia
  39. 39. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum “Digital Identities, Footprints and Networks” • • • • • • (PebblePad and Mahara) Learner Driven Pathways Digital Identity Career Development Field education Employability Link to Resources
  40. 40. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum Business School http://bit.ly/AUSeP2013_Sibson
  41. 41. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum Keynote: Employers Needs and ePortfolios http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
  42. 42. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum Keynote: Employers Needs and ePortfolios http://bit.ly/CityUHK_eP
  43. 43. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum Keynote: Learner Driven Pathways http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
  44. 44. Australia 2013 Eportfolio Forum Keynote: Learner Driven Pathways http://bit.ly/AUS2013_LongAndMcAlpine
  45. 45. Canada
  46. 46. RPL at Athabasca University From paper to electronic bit.ly/AU_ePortfolio
  47. 47. Alberta K-12: Inspiring Education Competency Framework for Student Learning
  48. 48. Modeling the Inspiring Framework Golden Hills School Division
  49. 49. Schoolportfolios.ca Exploratory ePortfolio Community
  50. 50. Regulators and ePortfolios Formative vs. summative assessment
  51. 51. ePortfolios for Immigrants ISSofBC • Language Programs • Employment Programs • Soft skills development • Employability skills showcase – Job finding tool Tuesday at 0830
  52. 52. Open Badges
  53. 53. Open Badges Rapidly evolving ecosystem
  54. 54. Open Badges Entry level skills for the workforce bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  55. 55. Open Badges Entry level skills for the workforce bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  56. 56. Open Badges Skills transfer for veterans bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  57. 57. Open Badges Simple structure bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  58. 58. Open Badges Assessment and display bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  59. 59. Open Badges Designing a badge for your context bit.ly/ePIC2013_Belshaw
  60. 60. Open Badges In 2014: Open Badge Factory bit.ly/ePIC2013_Rousselle
  61. 61. Open Badges Chicago Summer of Learning • City of Chicago, MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla – 125 participating organizations – More than 210,000 young people – ~150,000 badges awarded • 3% participation, 92% skill, 5% achievement • STEAM-based programming – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics – Driven by the interests of the youth participants
  62. 62. Final words
  63. 63. Emergent themes • Graduate outcomes ≈ employability • Badges = micro-credentials • Learning is social • Portfolio learning is reflective and social • Portfolio learning = personal pathway
  64. 64. Is LinkedIn enough? • PRO – – – – Awareness, workplace focus (esp. North America) Evidence: Slideshare, Infographics, Videos, Recommendations (?) Social network: “Friend of a Friend” Personal Learning Network: LinkedIn Groups • CON – Flexibility • Customization, segmentation, alignment to requirements/outcomes • Interoperability: feeding to/from other sites – – – – – Archiving: file storage Private modes: reflection, formative assessment, mentoring Learning frameworks: self-assessment, plans, rubrics, etc. Audience: beyond white collar? Ownership : Terms of Use, business model With ideas from: Does LinkedIn work as an ePortfolio?
  65. 65. Key Message: ePortfolios can be FOR and OF Learning FOR Learning OF Learning Focused on process Focused on product Supports learning Demonstrates learning Private environment Public showcase Goals Achievements Learning activities Learning outcomes Formative assessment Summative assessment Lower stakes Higher stakes Forward looking, expansive Retrospective, targeted
  66. 66. Key Message Reflective, integrative, deep learning http://bit.ly/UW_Bothell
  67. 67. University President’s Vision Alan Davis, President, Kwantlen Polytechnic University BC RPL Summit presentation March 2013
  68. 68. Future State: the Open ePortfolio “Small pieces, loosely joined” Government Information Portals Online Credential Verification Employer HR Management Systems eLearning LMS Moodle, D2L, etc. Localized Labour Market Information ePortfolio Web 2.0 Open Competency Frameworks Student Records YouTube LinkedIn Twitter… Job Boards, Recruitment Sites Personal Networks, Communities
  69. 69. Final thought The future is already here; it’s just not very evenly distributed. William Gibson Creative Commons http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/William_Gibson
  70. 70. PRESENTATION SUPPORT PAGE: bit.ly/ePin2013 don@learningagents.ca Web: learningagents.ca Twitter: donpresant ePortfolio: donpresant.ca
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