Employability ePortfolios       with Mahara Transition to the workplace for Educational                  Assistants       ...
Human Capital Technology• eSourcing/eRecruitment tools      – Résumé Importing/Exporting/Searching      – Assessments & Ap...
EmployersHuman Capital Management
Web 2.0, social software“Publish yourself”  Sarah Stewart  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t2dXPb9Wc8&feature=related  The...
One page version…       http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/e-portfolios
ePortfolios and resumes  (Courtesy FuturEd)
Benefits of “e”• Information Management capabilities   – Collecting, archiving, making different versions• Integration wit...
Applications for Adults• Pre-employment  – Getting hired• Workplace development  – Career advancement, performance managem...
Career Portfolio ManitobaCurrent stakeholders: WEM & WPLAR• Nonprofit partnerships of  Government, Business and Labour• WE...
Regional solutionsInspiration for Manitoba
Vision for Career Portfolio ManitobaCareer development for life• For all Manitobans• Learner owned• Lifelong• Lifewide: ho...
Featured elements• Portfolio building course  – Video tutorials, support• Templates  – Copyable pages and collections     ...
Next Steps• Self Directed Essential Skills ePortfolio  – Online version• Mobile ePortfolio• ePortfolio Gallery• Open Badges
Don Presant    don@learningagents.ca      Twitter: donpresant        Skype: dpresantbit.ly/DonPresant_ePortfolio
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ePortfolios for Educational Assistants

  1. 1. Employability ePortfolios with Mahara Transition to the workplace for Educational Assistants Red River College September 12, 2012Don Presant
  2. 2. Human Capital Technology• eSourcing/eRecruitment tools – Résumé Importing/Exporting/Searching – Assessments & Applicant Screening – Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)• Onboarding (orientation) tools• Performance/Talent Management Systems – Workplace learning, human capital development• Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS/HRIS)Adapted from http://www.recruitersnetwork.com/software/index.htm
  3. 3. EmployersHuman Capital Management
  4. 4. Web 2.0, social software“Publish yourself” Sarah Stewart http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t2dXPb9Wc8&feature=related Theo Ramsey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT1XYjZcmck
  5. 5. One page version… http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/e-portfolios
  6. 6. ePortfolios and resumes (Courtesy FuturEd)
  7. 7. Benefits of “e”• Information Management capabilities – Collecting, archiving, making different versions• Integration with Internet skills – Online research: documents, networks – Internet literacy• Easy to share – “one to many”, digital copies, links to specific pages• Collaboration – Easy to add comments, edit, mentor, coach• Measurement – Link to frameworks, rubrics, track learning over time• Easy to illustrate/demonstrate with multimedia• Can integrate with other ICT systems• Builds personal network, grooms digital identity
  8. 8. Applications for Adults• Pre-employment – Getting hired• Workplace development – Career advancement, performance management• Recognition of Prior Learning – Challenge for credit• Continuing Professional Development• Knowledge portfolios• Life portfolios
  9. 9. Career Portfolio ManitobaCurrent stakeholders: WEM & WPLAR• Nonprofit partnerships of Government, Business and Labour• WEM: workplace education in Essential Skills• WPLAR: workplace Recognition of Prior Learning wem.mb.ca wplar.ca
  10. 10. Regional solutionsInspiration for Manitoba
  11. 11. Vision for Career Portfolio ManitobaCareer development for life• For all Manitobans• Learner owned• Lifelong• Lifewide: home, community, school, work...• Based on (not restricted to) Essential Skills• Built through partnerships of stakeholders, with WEM and WPLAR as “anchor tenants”• Globally aware, locally relevant
  12. 12. Featured elements• Portfolio building course – Video tutorials, support• Templates – Copyable pages and collections • Job Match Summary• Fictional exemplar• Extensive use of Web 2.0 – YouTube, Screenr, LinkedIn… – Embed.ly as the glue
  13. 13. Next Steps• Self Directed Essential Skills ePortfolio – Online version• Mobile ePortfolio• ePortfolio Gallery• Open Badges
  14. 14. Don Presant don@learningagents.ca Twitter: donpresant Skype: dpresantbit.ly/DonPresant_ePortfolio

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