This concept now being integrated into all teaching areas: on campus , in the workplace and RPL as evidence collection tool and processInteractive PDF forms and Ipad/tablet process also being implemented across administration to enable digital archiving, thereby reducing printing and archiving storage costs.
Assessing on the go. collecting and storing the evidence. E-Assessment case study
Assessing on the Go-collecting and storing the evidenceE -Assessment Case StudyPresented byAnnette WinchGold Coast Institute of TAFEMay 2013
AT Gold Coast Instituteof TAFE we are pilotingthe use of iPads and e-portfolios for our inhouse Diploma of VETstaff developmentprogramEvidence collected meets the criticalaspects for the following units:-•TAEPDD501A Maintain and enhanceprofessional practice•TAEDEL502A Provide advancedfacilitation practice•TAEASS501A Provide advancedassessment practice•TAEDES505A Evaluate a training programSome of the benefits of using an e-assessment model for our staffdevelopment programs are:-•Enhanced PDP process•Modelling innovative teaching, learningand assessment practices•Sustainable educational practices•Compliance•Transference of e-assessment model tocommercial delivery programs
Fantastic , now Ican discuss gettingmy Diploma of Vetor Bachelor in VETI’m only new toteaching, why do Ihave to bother with aPDP AND worry aboutbecoming an AdvancedVET Teacher?We need to discussyour ProfessionalDevelopment Plan(PDP) and the stepsyou need to take tobecome anAdvanced VETPractitioner
Reflect on your currentprofessional PracticePlan a professionaldevelopment programParticipateinprofessional practiceactivitiesDemonstrateadvanced facilitation andassessment practicesLead peers inprofessional developmentQuality educationaloutcomes are a result ofthe VET practitionerbeing actively involvedin a cycle of continuousimprovementReference: IBSA Holistic Assessment Materials, TAE50111 Diploma inVocational Education and Training, 1st Ed 2011
What’s thepurpose of thiscycle ofcontinuousimprovement•Focus on quality teaching•Pathway to advanced VETteaching qualifications•Career advancement•Employment opportunities•Compliance requirements•Focus on Industry andeducational currency•Ensuring our teaching staffhave the capability to meetour current and futurestrategic direction
What sort ofevidence do Ineed to collect?•current PDP•third party observation reports offacilitation and assessment•feedback from learners•lesson plans•timetabling and attendance•video or audio recordings andphotographs•assessment records•learning and assessment materialsdeveloped by you, or used in yourpractice•journal entries or diaries•Formal Qualifications or certification•Certificate of membership to industryand professional bodies
How will I“collect”and “store”thisevidenceOne of the best portableand “sustainable” or“green” ways is to use“digital” or “e-assessment”collection and storagemethods.Such as using• iPads and apps to collect•e-portfolios to store it
I could use the iPad to :-•Record audio, video orphotos of my teaching andassessing• complete and “sign”observation checklists andmarking criteria guidesE-portfolios are just like havingmy own web page in cyberspace. I can :-•Collect and store all myevidence over time•select who sees it•use it for RPL applications orjob interviews, even assessmentsubmissions•Use the evidence todemonstrate an advancementto a leading teaching position
I want to look atsome iPad ande-portfolioexamplesWow , I could usethese e-assessmenttools for my ownstudents’ assessmentor RPL evidencecollection andmarking criteriachecklists !!
Interactive PDF formcompleted using theipadDocument signed oniPad and emailed tostudent and admin asaudit evidencePhotographic evidencecan be captured andattached to electronicmarking criteriaAudio evidence andoral questioning canbe recorded andattached to formCompleted Observation ChecklistPDF Expert in action on the iPad
Eportfolio concept currentlybeing introduced into thetrades for Cert 1 carpentry asevidence storage collection• to enable schools to reviewstudents progress• To enable potentialemployers to view studentswork prior to offeringapprenticeships
Where to fromhere* Staff need access toiPads* Staff training using iPadsand Apps* Staff Training CreatingPDF Interactive Forms(Adobe Acrobat Pro X )* Staff training and processto create e- portfolios* Auditor AcceptanceI g u e s s In e e d t od os o me t h i ng t o ma k et h i sh a p p e n !!
ContactAnnette WinchSnr Training and Development AdvisorGold Coast Institute of TAFEAnnette.email@example.comAt Gold Coast Institute of TAFE we used thefollowing resources for our e-assessmentpilot: -•IBSA Holistic Assessment Materials,TAE50111 Diploma in Vocational Educationand Training, 1st Ed 2011• iPad and “PDF expert” App•“Dropbox” and email to transfer data toand from iPads•“Mahara e-skills” E-portfolio system