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Fostering readiness for e-portfolios in organisations through bottom-up initiatives. Presentation delivered at Online Educa Berlin 2010.

Fostering readiness for e-portfolios in organisations through bottom-up initiatives. Presentation delivered at Online Educa Berlin 2010.

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  • 1. FOSTERING READINESS OF ORGANISATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF E-PORTFOLIO THROUGH BOTTOM-UP INITIATIVES ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2010 PED26: E-Portfolios , December 2, 2010 Dr. Ilona Buchem Birgitta Kinscher
  • 2. Overview
    • Introduction
    • Readiness
    • EPIB: Roots and Activities
    • Impact
    • Questions
    Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin
  • 3. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin ePortfolio for all? In 2003 EIfEL launched the campaign "ePortfolio for all". The main objective: in 2010 all European citizens will have access to an ePortfolio . ePortfolios will benefit citizens by facilitating mobility , transparency and recognition for lifelong and lifewide learning and work experience. ePortfolio is the medium of choice for the 21st century lifelong learner and knowledge worker. European Institute for E-Learning
  • 4. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin ePortfolio in Germany “ The e-portfolio community in Germany is not as visible, vivid, and sustainable as it is for instance in United Kingdom or Austria. There is no policy support by public authorities at the federal or regional level. Activities are limited to local research, to development of proprietary e-portfolio solutions, and to pilot studies.”
  • 5. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Barriers?
    • lack of interest
    • lack of understanding
    • competing priorities
    • lack of support of the manager
    • lack of policy support
    resistance to change http://ab2010.markenfuermich.eu/2010/03/03/betriebsratswhal-2010-time-to-change/
  • 6. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin What is readiness?
    • to be aware of own capabilities,
    • to believe in capacity to change, and
    • to be committed to implementing a change.
      • Readiness is
      • a shared,
      • collective state.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jacqueline-w/63898903/
  • 7. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Grand Challenge “ Failure to establish sufficient readiness accounts for one-half of all unsuccessful, large-scale organizational change efforts.” Kotter, J.P (1996). Leading change. Boston: Harvard Business Press. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oranguchang/3722599396/
  • 8. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin What is needed?
    • more mature understanding of ePortfolios
    • reflection on own capacities and goals
    • more confidence in ePortfolio practice
    • adequate funding and staffing
    • support with planning processes
    • Australian ePortfolio PS Study (2009)
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/9439733@N02
  • 9. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Effective implementation When organizational readiness for change is high, organizational members are more likely to + initiate change , + exert greater effort , + exhibit greater persistence , and + display more cooperative behavior . Weiner, B. (2009). A theory of organizational readiness for change.
  • 10. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin ePortfolio Initiative Berlin
  • 11. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Background and aims Initiated in 2008 as a collaborative effort between representatives of secondary and tertiary educational institutions in the Berlin region As a spin-off of
    • EPIB aims at:
      • connecting stakeholders and facilitating knowledge transfer
      • raising awareness of the potentials of e-portfolio and visibility of
      • e-portfolio activities in the region
      • supporting sustainable implementation of e-portfolios in Berlin
  • 12. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Approach We follow a bottom-up approach to fostering the readiness of organisations for a scalable and sustainable implementation of e-portfolio It is based on local activities and depends on private actors . It cannot be planned but supported. private actors, local activities organisations policy
  • 13. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Strategy   build a network of experts and stakeholders in the region, facilitate synergies through collaboration with local organisations; forge strong partnerships and enable knowledge transfer (meetings, workshops, web); support dissemination of ePortfolio activities; win support of government agencies as a critical source for sustainability.
  • 14. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Structure Work Group 1 Work Group 2 Work Group 3
  • 15. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Directions for ePortolio easing transitions between educational stages documenting informally acquired competencies with the aim of fostering lifelong and lifewide learning supporting Prior Learning Accreditation and Recognition reflection tools for self-assessment and demonstration of professional growth supporting continuing professional development and career planning
  • 16. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Current activities
  • 17. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Current activities developed at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin; focawa = foc us and awa ke; an portfolio appendage which combined self-assessment-workshops with webbased ePortfolio-applications; tested in three courses with a total of 50 students; evaluation and revision at the end of this winter semester 2010/11.
  • 18. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Current activities Community (Social, Knowledge)‏ Profiling, Matching ePortfolio (HTML, IMS)‏ Guidance Profil (HR-XML, EU-CV)‏ Wizard Pers. CMS Repository View-Manager (Version., Publish)‏ Contakt-Management Assessment, Test Feedback, Coaching E-Portfolio Framework Processing (Export: PDF, XML)‏
  • 19. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Current activities
  • 20. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Expected impact Awareness Networking Dialogue Transfer Transparency http://www.flickr.com/photos/rutthenut
  • 21. Dr. Ilona Buchem/E-Portfolio Initiative Berlin Outlook private actors, local activities organisations policy Top-down Bottom-up Needs Assessment Priorities Support scalability sustainability
  • 22. THANK YOU! Dr. Ilona Buchem Birgitta Kinscher E-Mail: [email_address] E-Mail: b.kinscher@htw-berlin.de EPIB Homepage: http://www.eportfolio-berlin.de/ EPIB XING: https://www.xing.com/net/prib1a5bfx/epib