2011/12 PALSI Leader Training II


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Intended Outcomes:
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses in leading the PALSI sessions
- Identify possible solutions to the challenges faced
- Explain how ePortfolios can help manage & present one's learning, development and accomplishments

- Self reflection on the PALSI sessions & performance using the SWOT analysis & a simple survey
- Discussion on problems faced and possible solutions through small group discussion, i.e. think-pair-share
- Lecture on basic concepts of ePortfolios
- Demonstration of a portfolio using a celebrity as a sample

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2011/12 PALSI Leader Training II

  1. 1. PALSI Leaders Workshop IIPeer Assisted Learning using Supplemental Instruction (PALSI)Hokling CheungOffice of Education Development and GeneralEducation (EDGE)11 October, 2011
  2. 2. My PALSI sessionsWhat are my strengths or expertise as a What possible solutions &PALSI Leader opportunities arise in my PALSI group?What are my weaknesses or needs as a What problems, challenges or issues myPALSI Leader PALSI group is facing?
  3. 3. Please indicate to what extent you agree with the following descriptions ofYOU in the PALSI sessions so far. “I am .. not prepared at all well prepared for each session -2 -1 0 1 2 anxious to deal with people happy to deal with people -2 -1 0 1 2 worried about my subject mastery very confident about my subject mastery -2 -1 0 1 2 feel confused with the clearly understand the administrative procedures & administrative procedures & requirements -2 -1 0 1 2 requirements It aims not to evaluate your performance but to aid your reflection and help inform us with your needs.
  4. 4. Any other issuesPlease write on the back of the page.
  5. 5. Image this … Time really flies and you are about to graduate in a month’s time
  6. 6. My Portfolio What is the most remarkableWho are you? work or artifact to showcaseWhat you aspire to be? or evidence your claims? What are your expertise & accomplishments? Who will be the audience and for what purpose is it? What would be their expectation? Is there any objective recognition of your work and experience?
  7. 7. Who are you? Who will be the audience and What is the most remarkable Is there any objective for what purpose is it? What work or artifact to showcase or recognition of your work andWhat you aspire to be? would be their expectation? evidence your claims? experience? What are your expertise & accomplishments?
  8. 8. ePortfolio for LearningOutcomes Extrinsic Motivation attend classes relateReflection, Feedback & complete assignments Activities + OutcomesDialogue take examinations Outcomes + GoalsePortfolio: Goals, Action get the grades Goals + ActionsPlans, Accomplishment , internaliseReflection, Collection ofArtifacts, Qualification enjoy the break Intrinsic Motivation
  9. 9. Technologies have enabled us totake snapshots of communicatedifferent moments of everywherelifecapture the motion of interact in differenttime and interaction waysrecord the music of make all the thingslaughters and tears much more portable and sharable
  10. 10. What are my goals?“We do not learn from How can I achieve them?experiences; we learn from How should I live my life?reflecting on ourexperiences.” ePortfolios John Dewey 1933 I am unique. I am interested in …  self-management My expertise is …  reflective lifestyles  express ourselves  communication and employability passion and directions for life Constructive use of technologies
  11. 11. Global Trend Europe Europass to increase transparency of qualification/mobility of citizens UK Personal Development Planning (PDP) Australia development of graduate capabilities US reflective learning and personal development Canada Graduation Portfolio Assessment HK Outcomes-Based Teaching & Learning (OBTL), Student Learning Profile (SLP) & Other Learning Experience (OLE)
  12. 12. Driving Forces – National policy (Mobility of Citizens)POLICY – Course/Programme/School level – Student centered learningLEARNING – Graduate capabilitiesOUTCOMES – Generic skills & knowledge for real-world applications – Employment, Job search/ Transparency of QualificationsEMPLOYABILITY – Appraisal, Tenure and promotion processes – Infusion of technology/ Empowerment of individualsTECHNOLOGY – Digital, Not Physical! – Outcomes based teaching & learningQUALITYASSURANCE – Authentic and performance assessment – Institutional achievement/ improvementGUIDANCE – Academic advising – Career consultationLIFELONG – Whole Person DevelopmentLEARNING – Lifelong learning
  13. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3E6v9lnktlM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbqmOLu4hwY Brevity & first hand wisdom were found in What have you learnt from his talk. being a PALSI Leader? How would you describe this experience?
  14. 14. ePortfolios self process productPersonal particulars Learning Showcase Biography Development Assessment Values & Beliefs Plan Execution Graduate Goals Aspirations Documentation Employment Reflection Professional StylesInterests & Hobbies + Collaboration + Appraisal IDENTITY MANAGEMENT (frequent PRESENTATION update, sharing, dialogic feedback & collaboration)
  15. 15. ePortfolios: Plan, Manage, Reflect and Present Your Goals, Accomplishments and Expertise I continue to study for a higher degree.The learning portfolio I can easily create my CV Having worked for ahelps me to transit to the and employment few years, I need touniversity’s study and life portfolios for job carefully determine My professionalwith a clear goal and application. More my career path. ePortfolio showcasedirection. importantly I have been my efforts and Check out my learning planning and preparing dedications over the outcomes and well for it! years! My boss is achievements please! impressed by I am so proud of myself. ePortfolio for event organisation workshops community services performance study trip courses exchange appraisal! publications final year project course work internship part-time jobs awards professional membership group projects Student unions community servicesLearning & Development Graduation Continuing Professional Development
  16. 16. Types of Portfolios• Learning portfolios• Employment/Career/Professional portfolios• Assessment portfolios• Showcase portfolios• Personal development portfolios• Teaching portfolios• Training portfolios“These different “types” of ePortfolios reflect the fact that ePortfolios are being produced and consumed (used) in many different processes, or to manage different processes.” Serge Ravet http://www.eife-l.org/publications/eportfolio/documentation/positionpaper
  17. 17. Generic Structure of ePortfoliosPROFILE Personal particulars, biography, values & beliefs, interests and hobbies etcSUMMARY Purpose, audience, achievements and development, reflection and future directionSHOWCASE Representative work & evidence Official recognition of achievements,QUALIFICATIONS qualifications, contribution and participation
  18. 18. Need a sample portfolio? An example …
  19. 19. Summary“You’ve got to find what you love,” Steve JobsA speech in Stanford’s commencement dated June 12, 2005 When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. Greg Anderson Image sources: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html http://www.sloganmaker.net/2011/08/love-what-you-do/
  20. 20. ProfileConnecting the dots ..See also “The life and work of Steve Jobs”http://timelines.latimes.com/steve-jobs/
  21. 21. Showcase
  22. 22. Qualifications Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak received First National Medal of Technology, 1976 Obama remembers Steve Jobs as visionary, innovator. (2011) “CEO of the Decade” Fortune, 2009
  23. 23. Retrieved from Customer THINK.comhttp://www.customerthink.com/blog/remembering_steve_jobs
  24. 24. Credits & thanks to the image sources STANFORD UNIVERSITY - News http://news.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html BNET http://www.bnet.com/blog/advertising-business/with-steve-jobs-passing-apple-loses-its-top-sales- advertising-and-pr-man/10399 BeHance NETWORK Illustration by Charis Tsevis (Tsevis Visual Design) Photography by Corbis Apple products courtesy by Apple Inc iPhone app icons by their respective owners http://www.behance.net/gallery/Steve-Jobs-and-Apples-DNA/371851 MacDailyNews http://macdailynews.com/2011/04/27/woz-to-hold-fireside-chat-at-esc-silicon-valley-conference- on-tuesday-may-3/
  25. 25. Wikipedia.comhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Medal_of_Technology_and_InnovationINSIDE GRAPHICShttp://www.insidegraphics.com/visiting_cards/visiting_cards_fonts.aspAPPLE INChttp://www.apple.com/hk/imac/Kirinhttp://kirinblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/imac-medres.jpgSlogan Maker. NEThttp://www.sloganmaker.net/2011/08/love-what-you-do/
  26. 26. Business Over Broadway, Bob E. Hayes, Ph.D.Retrieved from Customer THINK.comhttp://www.customerthink.com/blog/remembering_steve_jobs APPLE INC http://www.apple.com/iphone
  27. 27. "A certain amount of opposition is agreat help to a man. Kites rise against,not with, the wind." John Neal