Fragmentated Learning (Chen) Curricula Co-curricular Experiences Deluged with Data and Media IMAGE http://futureperfectpublishing.com/2008/01/25/fragments-of-our- imagination CHEN http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2007/10/ePortfolios-Meet-Social-Software.aspx
“ Elmira College seeks to blend theory with practice beyond the classroom and has devised co-curricular experiences in intercollegiate athletics, career planning, residence life, student activities, and student leadership which complement academic programs.”
Goals for Students http://www.facslearning.net.au/moodle http://catherineaseo.blogspot.com
What Students Acquire http://nickrate.com/2009/12/02/portfolio-visualisation/
Student Ownership Growth, development over time Control over content, design Feedback from faculty, peers Lifelong learning Authentic Purpose-driven http://ehlt.flinders.edu.au/education/DLiT/2002/environs/scott/groups.htm
Managing Pages View structure of pages and revert to previous revisions Change Page URL, Showing Title, and Allowing attachments and comments
Reflection We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience . – John Dewey. http://kbarnstable.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/edst499k/ Back Outword Forward Inward Four dimensions of reflective learning: Thinking …
Reflection Tools Reflection is the heart and soul of a portfolio. Reflection provides the rationale for why these artifacts represent achievement of a particular outcome, goal or standard. – Helen Barrett. Artifact
Collaboration Viewers do not have rights to add comments or attachments!
Feedback Collaborators can upload attachments and add comments by page but not by post.
E-portfolio Advantages Comments Easy-to-use, Web browser is the client Yes, but initial training advisable Accessible anywhere Logon required, integration with GAE File management - upload and manage files 500MB per user for all sites Free, no ads When students graduate ads may appear Protected .edu domain, invite all domain or selected users to view site Option to make e-portfolio public on the Internet Write reflections using Announcements page as journal Announcements lack rich blog formatting and reader commenting Different e-portfolios possible depending on goal Use Copy Site to quickly build new e-portfolio & then add-remove-edit Layout tools – navigation, templates, and themes Cannot switch templates, themes Tools to mash up Web 2.0 & social media within GS e-portfolio Google Apps, insert media, gadgets
Rubrics Rubrics for Bloom’s Taxonomy http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/eportfoliorubric.html