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Bringing e portfolios into the mainstream


An overview of Jisc Activity to date …

An overview of Jisc Activity to date
Dan McCaffrey, eLearning Adviser, Jisc RSC South West

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  • 1. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit June 20, 2013 | slide 1RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learningCrossing the Threshold:The Jisc approach to brining ePortfolios into theMainstreamAn overview of Jisc activity to dateDan McCaffrey, eLearning Adviser, Jisc RSC South Westwww.jiscrsc.ac.uk
  • 2. June 20, 2013 | slide 2Presentation TitleePortfolio…-Was the big “buzz” 5 or so years back..-Element of “Keeping up with the Jones’s”?-How are they being utilised now?-How do users feel about the systems?-Students-Staff-Stakeholders (Employers etc)
  • 3. June 20, 2013 | slide 3Presentation TitleThe Current Picture……From UCISA 2012 Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning for Higher Education in theUK (Sorry!)
  • 4. June 20, 2013 | slide 4Presentation TitleLatest Jisc Publication:“Crossing the Threshold-Moving ePortfolios into the Mainstream”http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/elearning/eportfolios/threshold.pdf“…Most universities and colleges and some professional bodies in the UK now support theuse of one or more e-portfolio tools with pockets of good practice occurring across thedisciplines.…Nonetheless, for many institutions, successful large-scale adoption remains elusiveand, where it has occurred, little has been shared to inform the work of others. Now arecent JISC-funded study led by the University of Nottingham into wide-scale e-portfolio implementation has identified the building blocks for effective implementationof e-portfolio tools”.
  • 5. June 20, 2013 | slide 5Presentation Title“Crossing the Threshold-Moving ePortfolios into the Mainstream”2 Main Resources Arising:-Implementation Toolkit-Guidance is drawn from the experiences of 18 Further and Higher EducationInstitutions-5 Video Case Studies-Birmingham City University-University of Edinburgh-Southampton Solent University-Thanet College-University of WolverhamptonImplementation Toolkit:https://epip.pbworks.com/w/page/28670505/The%20e-portfolio%20implementation%20toolkitVideo Case Studies: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/eportimplement
  • 6. June 20, 2013 | slide 6Presentation Title“Crossing the Threshold”:-Split into 4 sections with links to supporting materials in the Toolkit:-Planning and Procurement-Facilitating Adoption-Embedding Effective Practice-Sustaining Progress-It’s all “Common Sensical”-…And probably states the obvious
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  • 8. June 20, 2013 | slide 8Presentation TitlePlanning and Procurement:Research stakeholder requirementsEvaluate the affordances of different toolsIdentify and communicate a purpose(s) for the implementationMatch the technology to the purpose and contextIdentify roles and responsibilitiesImagine how the vision will be realisedConsider strategies for sustaining outcomesPrepare for the wider implications of successful implementationUniversity of Edinburgh (0:00-1:30): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWJqJ8NhQIc
  • 9. June 20, 2013 | slide 9Presentation TitleFacilitating Adoption:Set up pilots using early adoptersInvolve learners in decision making and support activitiesEngage the support of a senior manager or academicEnsure a single login to all learning systemsForge links with other student support services as appropriate to purposeCollect evidence of emerging benefitsSouthampton Solent University (2:17-3:37):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGTFDY1Cf64
  • 10. June 20, 2013 | slide 10Presentation TitleEmbedding Effective Practice:Set up and support communities of usersAppoint championsDesign e-portfolio-based learning activities to suit the purposeEmbed learning activities into course designDevelop a wide range of support strategiesShare transformative practiceAim for consistent use across all programmes and coursesThanet College (1:00-3:13): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zhz-bBgl56k
  • 11. June 20, 2013 | slide 11Presentation TitleSustaining Progress:Review and evaluate provision and supportPlan for improvements to infrastructureBuild on established expertiseEmbed e-portfolios into institutional strategies and curriculum design and review processesUniversity of Wolverhampton (4:38): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvB8kjbqALI
  • 12. June 20, 2013 | slide 12Presentation TitleJisc Design Studio:-ePortfolio Links: http://jiscdesignstudio.pbworks.com/w/search?q=e-portfolio-Jisc InfoNet ePortfolio InfoKit (SMT focussed):http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/e-portfolios/-Focuses on:-Policy Drivers and Trends for all sectors-Perspectives from Learners, Tutors, Senior Managers etc-Goes in further depth into some of the more esoteric considerationse.g. Copyright/IPR, Interoperability, Technical Standards etc).-Also see JISC ePortfolio-An Overview:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/eportfolio
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  • 15. June 20, 2013 | slide 15Presentation TitleOlder (but still relevant) Jisc ePortfolio Materials:-Funded Projects:-e-Portfolio based pedagogy for SMEshttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/institutionalinnovation/workforcedev/pedagogyforsmes.asp-ePortfolio Interoperability Projectshttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/piop3.aspx-eP4LL: ePortfolio for Lifelong Learninghttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearningframework/refnotts.aspx-FILE-PASS - Facilitating Independent Learning using E-Portfolio and Associated SupportSystemshttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/edistributed/filepass.aspx
  • 16. June 20, 2013 | slide 16Presentation TitleOther Jisc Resources/Publications:Effective Practice with ePortfolios:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/eportfolios/effectivepracticeeportfolios.aspxUsing ePortfolios to Support Work-Based Learninghttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/elearning/workforcedev/9-Eportfolios.pdf
  • 17. www.jiscrsc.ac.uk June 20, 2013 | slide 17Contact:Dan McCaffreyeLearning Adviserdanmccaffrey@rsc-south-west.ac.uk07834 678160