Students in Transition ePortfolio at Rutgers University

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Students in Transition ePortfolio at Rutgers University

  1. 1. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot
  2. 2. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Cour se Goal s f r o m Syl l abus, St ud e nt s i n Tr a ns i t i o n Course goal s: • To f aci l i t at e t he pr ocess of hel pi ng t r ansf er st udent s connect t o RU and t o encour age t hem t o become act i ve and r esponsi bl e member s of t he RU communi t y. To pr ovi de t he i nf or mat i on and sel f - assessment ski l l s t o f aci l i t at e successf ul academi c per f or mance and addr ess devel opment al needs dur i ng t he f i r st t er m. • To t each t r ansf er st udent s how t o navi gat e t he compl exi t i es and r esour ces of a l ar ge r esear ch uni ver si t y. • To est abl i sh connect i ons bet ween t r ansf er st udent s, t r ansf er ment or s, st af f and f acul t y f r om acr oss t he uni ver si t y. • To devel op a sense of communi t y among
  3. 3. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Passpor t STS st udent s must at t end a number of event s Transf er Passport • Pr oof of compl et i on of t he f ol l owi ng: • 3 Oppor t uni t i es f r om Sect i on A: Academi c Event s • 4 Oppor t uni t i es f r om a combi nat i on of Sect i on B: Ext r a- Cur r i cul ar Event s • Or Sect i on C: Co- Cur r i cul ar Event s f or a t ot al of 7 event s. Patricia Dahlman, Spring 2, 2007 canvas, cloth, stuffing, & thread, 25 x 22 x 23 inches
  4. 4. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot
  5. 5. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Gener i c Cour se Syl l abus f or STS
  6. 6. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Dougl ass Sect i on STS: goal s and eP pi l ot Goals: To create strong sense of community in classroom for students who are not yet connected to Rutgers; Introduce students to ePortfolio and Sakai technology; Encourage students to link prior learning experience to current academic/career goals; Emphasize integration of prior learning with goals of research university (connect to research, major disciplines, co- curricular programs, campus involvement)
  7. 7. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Sampl e ePor t f ol i os • Ami na • Jessi ca • Al exandr a • Jat asha • Mor gan • • Li sa photo, Alisha Beyer, from ePortfolio
  8. 8. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Advant ages/ Resul t s • Bl ogs and eP’ s enabl ed st udent s t o l ear n about each ot her and cr eat e suppor t i ve envi r onment • eP’ s of t en r ecount st udent ’ s sense of i nt el l ect ual gr owt h, commi t ment t o maj or or car eer • St udent s gai ned sense of pr i de af t er i nst r uct or shar ed eP’ s i n cl ass • eP’ s al l owed f or mor e t ar get ed advi si ng i n one- on- one meet i ngs bet ween i nst r uct or and st udent • Cont r i but ed t o hi gh r at e of sat i sf act i on among st udent s
  9. 9. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Next St eps • Meet wi t h t r ansf er dean t o shar e r esul t s and t r ai n t r ansf er deans i n eP; ePor t f ol i o cont r i but ed t o cour se goal s: Enabl ed st udent s t o connect wi t h each ot her and cr eat e sense of communi t y wi t hi n cl ass; For mat of eP encour aged st udent s t o l i nk pr i or l ear ni ng exper i ences wi t h academi c goal s at Rut ger s; eP enabl ed st udent s t o connect per sonal backgr ounds wi t h l ear ni ng goal s
  10. 10. Dougl ass Resi dent i al Col l ege STS ePor t f ol i o Pi l ot Next St eps • Meet wi t h t r ansf er dean t o shar e r esul t s and t r ai n t r ansf er deans i n eP; ePor t f ol i o cont r i but ed t o cour se goal s: Enabl ed st udent s t o connect wi t h each ot her and cr eat e sense of communi t y wi t hi n cl ass; For mat of eP encour aged st udent s t o l i nk pr i or l ear ni ng exper i ences wi t h academi c goal s at Rut ger s; eP enabl ed st udent s t o connect per sonal backgr ounds wi t h l ear ni ng goal s

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