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    1. 1. MOSEP: MORE SELF-ESTEEM WITH MY ePORTFOLIO LEMAIA 2008 18 February, 2008, Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna, Austria Mag. Gerlinde Buchberger, MA Paedagogische Hochschule für Niederösterreich, Baden, Austria Development of a train-the-trainer course for ePortfolio tutors A Leonardo da Vinci Project
    2. 2. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Adolescent dropouts </li></ul><ul><li>Background facts and figures </li></ul><ul><li>Informal, non-formal learning </li></ul><ul><li>Documenting learning </li></ul><ul><li>MOSEP project : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>project partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>aims </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>course concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>module structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>present project phase </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. School, college, university dropouts ! Albert Einstein Winston Churchill Bill Gates Steve Jobs Failures ?? Photo by C!b0rg5 Photo by Tienda Photo by Oishi Kuranosuke Photo by monkey.net
    4. 4. EU: Early school leavers Eurostat (2007) Europe in figures – Eurostat yearbook 2006-07 Benchmark 2010
    5. 5. Low-skilled workforce <ul><li>Almost a third of the </li></ul><ul><li>European labour force </li></ul><ul><li>is low-skilled </li></ul><ul><li>(80 million people) . </li></ul><ul><li>(EU Commission, 2005) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Necessary upskilling by 2010 <ul><li>“ By 2010 only 15 % of newly </li></ul><ul><li>created jobs will be for people </li></ul><ul><li>with basic schooling, whereas 50% </li></ul><ul><li>will require highly skilled workers”. </li></ul><ul><li>(EU Commission, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Half the EU workforce (some 100 </li></ul><ul><li>million people) require upskilling, </li></ul><ul><li>a gap that cannot be closed through </li></ul><ul><li>classroom instruction alone, but will </li></ul><ul><li>require e-learning scenarios”. </li></ul><ul><li>(Urdan et al, 2005) </li></ul>http://www.high-point.net/workforce/index.cfm
    7. 7. Eurostat (2007) Europe in figures – Eurostat yearbook 2006-07 Youth Education Attainment Level Benchmark 2010
    8. 8. Drop-outs again STANDARD, 15/16 September, 2007 Bill Gates and Steve Jobs – two celebrity dropouts – would not have made it to the top in traditional recruiting systems.
    9. 9. 21 st century learning <ul><li>How much of it will be </li></ul><ul><ul><li>formal learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>non-formal learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>informal learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>face-to-face learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>distance learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>blended learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>m-learning ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>??? </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Informal & non-formal, technology-enhanced learning Multi-tasking Photo by sugarpond Photo by sugarpond Photo by computeramey Photo by computeramey Photo by sugarpond
    11. 11. Informal, non-formal, technology-enhanced learning … <ul><li>… gaining in significance - demand for acceptance </li></ul><ul><li> ‘ Non-formal learning is the basis of all projects supported by the ‘Youth’ programme …‘school dropouts’ might prefer non-formal activities‘ . </li></ul><ul><li>( European Commission, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li> ‘ Non-formal education is of paramount importance to society in the EU. It must be recognised by institutions through curricula and by wider society as complimentary of formal education ‘ . </li></ul><ul><li>(Rome Youth Declaration 2007) </li></ul><ul><li> Common European principles for the identification and validation of non-formal and informal learning . (EU Commission, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous studies and publications underline the importance of “ digital competence“ and the impact of ICT on young people . (Molina, nd; Becta, 2007; EU Parliament & Council, 2006) </li></ul>
    12. 12. Importance of informal learning Jay Cross , CEO of Internet Time Group and founder of the Workflow Institute Discrepancy between impact of formal learning and time & money spent on formal learning. https://admin.acrobat.com/_a54419374/informl (Click on the URL to listen to Jay Cross‘s presentation on informal learning)
    13. 13. Most learning informal ? https://admin.acrobat.com/_a54419374/informl
    14. 14. Networked Learning: PLL http://learningcircuits.blogspot.com/2005/11/characteristics-of-formal-and-informal.html
    15. 15. Documenting learning with ePortfolios
    16. 16. <ul><li>MOSEP </li></ul>More Self-Esteem with my ePortfolio http://www.mosep.org http://wikieducator.org/MOSEP
    17. 17. MOSEP-project: objectives Strengths - weaknesses Knowledge – Competences- skills Individual responsibility- more self-esteem Motivation for continuing school or vocational training
    18. 18. MOSEP Project Partners <ul><li>Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft – AT (coordinator) </li></ul><ul><li>EifEL – European Institute for E-Learning – FR </li></ul><ul><li>Kaunas University of Technology – LT </li></ul><ul><li>Landesakademie fuer Fortbildung – D </li></ul><ul><li>Paedagogische Hochschule Salzburg – AT </li></ul><ul><li>Paedagogische Hochschule Niederoesterreich – AT </li></ul><ul><li>Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning – UK </li></ul><ul><li>SCAS -Student Computer Art Society – BG </li></ul><ul><li>University of Science & Technology Krakow – PL </li></ul><ul><li>Wolsingham School & Community College - UK </li></ul>
    19. 19. MOSEP: Aims <ul><li>The age group of 14-16-year-olds will be familiarised with methods </li></ul><ul><li>of eLearning and electronic portfolios as tools for life-long learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Youngsters will be supported … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to identify and reflect on their strengths and improvement areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to better develop their skills and competences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to improve their self-presentation skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to become aware of their potentials and in this way foster their self-esteem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to continue their school careers or vocational trainings </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. MOSEP Project Development <ul><li>MOSEP course development </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Test in Wolsingham / UK (June 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>First review cycle: refinement of MOSEP course </li></ul><ul><li>Translation into languages of the partner countries </li></ul><ul><li>Technical implementation in partner countries </li></ul><ul><li>Testing phase in AT, BG, DE, LT, PL, UK (Winter & Spring 07/08) </li></ul><ul><li>Project evaluation (from April 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of project results at 4th EduMedia- </li></ul><ul><li>Conference / Salzburg, June 2008 </li></ul>
    21. 21. General course concept <ul><li>1. Target groups: teachers/trainers, students </li></ul><ul><li>2. OER-approach </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source ePortfolio software (e.g. Mahara, EduSpaces etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Platform independence </li></ul><ul><li>4. Module structure </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Module </li></ul><ul><li>4 additional modules </li></ul><ul><li>5. Course delivery face-to-face or via blended-learning </li></ul>
    22. 22. Wiki-based course <ul><li>WikiEducator & Multimedia for the development and presentation of “MOSEP-Train- the-Trainer course“ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>text video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>audio podcasts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>screencasts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Click on the icon to download the study Click on the icon to watch the video Click on the icon to access the tutorials
    23. 23. Structure of the course Source: SRFG 2007 Click here to access the MOSEP wiki
    24. 24. MOSEP-Wiki Source: SRFG 2007 Zum Starten des Wiki hier klickeni
    25. 25. MOSEP-Wiki: Foundation Module Source: SRFG 2007 Zum Starten hier klickeni
    26. 26. e-Portfolio project at the Practice school / PH NÖ Inga Friedl, MA, and students / 4 A MA dissertation: evaluation of an e-Portfolio project
    27. 27. References <ul><li>Becta (2007) Impact Study of e-portfolios on learning. </li></ul><ul><li>http://partners.becta.org.uk/upload-dir/downloads/page_documents/research/impact_study_eportfolios.doc </li></ul><ul><li>Council of the European Union (2004) Draft Conclusions of the Council and of the </li></ul><ul><li>representatives of the Governments of the Member States meeting within the Council on </li></ul><ul><li>Common European Principles for the identification and validation of non-formal and </li></ul><ul><li>informal learning. Brussels: The General Secretariat of the Council. </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/education/policies/2010/doc/validation2004_en.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>European Parliament (2006) Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the </li></ul><ul><li>Council of 18 December 2006 on key competences for lifelong learning . In: Official </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of the European Union , L394/10. </li></ul><ul><li>http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2006/l_394/l_39420061230en00100018.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Eurostat (2007) Europe in figures – Eurostat yearbook 2006-07. Luxembourg:Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. </li></ul><ul><li>http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-CD-06-001/EN/KS-CD-06-001-EN.PDF </li></ul><ul><li>EUYouthMagazine (2001) In their own words </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/mag/15/en/page17.htm </li></ul><ul><li>European Commission (2005) Including all with the ‘Youth Programme’. Brussels: </li></ul><ul><li>Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC) </li></ul><ul><li>http://bookshop.europa.eu/eubookshop/FileCache/PUBPDF/NC5203772ENC/NC5203772ENC_002.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Jeunesse Forum (2007) Rome Youth Declaration-25 März 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youth-event-germany.de/downloads/4-20-820/Youth%20Summit%20Roma.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Molina (nd) Is ICT-based Innovation in Educational Systems Truly Important ? Overview of Key Develpments, Trends </li></ul><ul><li>and Policies Shaping Education in the 21st Century. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh. </li></ul><ul><li>http://auxilia.e-inclusionsite.org/materials/document1.doc </li></ul><ul><li>Urdan, T., Weggen, C. and J. Lee (2005) Education Services, Class Notes. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Insights on the Education Market: 11 October 2005 . London: Baird US </li></ul><ul><li>Equity Research. </li></ul>
    28. 28. <ul><li>Kontakt: </li></ul><ul><li>Mag. Gerlinde Buchberger, MA </li></ul><ul><li>Pädagogische Hochschule Niederösterreich </li></ul><ul><li>Mühlgasse 67 </li></ul><ul><li>A-2500 Baden, Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel.: +43-(0)2252-88570-148 DW </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: 0664-4025837 </li></ul>Thank you ! © Gerlinde Buchberger 2008