Eportfolios are personal online spaces which enable flexible learner-centred training and assessment options. This session explores eportfolios, how they are being used in VET and how you can get started using eportfolios.
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There are many different types of eportfolios, and depending on what you would like to do with the eportfolio will determine what type of eportfolio you will create and how you will use it. Here are some:Presentation Eportfolio – to showcase or present the ‘final product’ of a learning journey or work experience which is usually share publicly or open to a network or community Learning Eportfolio - to help document and guide learning over timeAssessment Eportfolio – to demonstrate that you have the skills and competencies to pass an assessment or to gain recognition of prior learning (RPL)Personal Development Eportfolio – to help support personal, educational and/or career development and planningWorking/Professional Eportfolios – to collect workplace evidence for performance management or demonstrate that you have the skills and experiences to meet professional/industry standardsGroup –to record what has been done for a project or for some grant funding etcHowever, having somewhere where we manage and share our learning and experiences in a private or controlled way allows us to test ideas and reflection upon our experiences before sharing with the wider world or at all. This is when a dedicated eportfolio system
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Getting Started with Eportfolios
NSW National VET E-learning Strategy
13 August 2013
• What is an eportfolio?
• Why use an eportfolio?
• Getting started
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What is an eportfolio?
New ways of capturing and assessing learning
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Why use an eportfolio?
Main uses of eportfolios in VET:
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‘CV’, ‘resumé’, ‘RPL’ (recognition of prior learning) and ‘employment’
Types of eportfolios
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What is the purpose of the eportfolio?
What would you like the eportfolio service
What eportfolio service(s) meets these
What resources will you/your students
What training will you/your students
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2013 Eportfolio Forum
Digital Identities, Footprints and Networks
3 October 2013
University of Canberra, Bruce Campus, ACT
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20 August 2013
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
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