e-Portfolios: a planfor implementationLee BallantyneJuly 2012
DefineIdentify and engage all stakeholders in the planning andimplementation process. Agree an approach and definepurpose and objectives.
UnderstandCollate and disseminate lessons from e-portfolioresearch. Win hearts and minds by communicatingevidenced benefits along with best practices. Buildcapacity and lay foundations for good decision-making.
SelectAgree functional and non-functional requirements,incorporating lessons from research and the needs ofstakeholders. Choose a scalable, sustainable solution.
PreviewPilot internally, with staff. Set up personal e-portfolios tolearn the tools then set up dummy learner e-portfolios tounderstand how to best integrate the e-portfolio into aprofessional development or assessment framework.Share ideas and best practices. Review and evaluate.
PrepareChange existing practice where required. Designlearning activities to suit the e-portfolio. Createtemplates mapped to standards. Finally, create thetraining and support material and plan the delivery.
PilotPilot with learners. Communicate purpose and benefits.Deliver training and advice on selecting, reflecting andsharing. Provide ongoing support and encouragement.Review, evaluate and apply lessons learned.