Introduction to ePortfoliosQuest 3Instructors workshopJohn Robertson,University of Wisconsin OshkoshJanuary 2013
ePortfolios for USP● A program level collection of student work related to Signature Questions and Essential Learning Outcomes● Intended to develop reflection on progression through program● Pivotal USP courses draw together student work in the portfolios and help students articulate progress so far● Full and Lite approaches to using ePortfolios with your course
USP ePortfolio: Full & Lite approachesIn a lite approach to using ePortfolios, from each coursestudents:● upload a key assignment to their D2L ePortfolio● create a reflection on that work● understand how their course relates to the programIn a full approach to using ePortfolios, the course:● also uses an ePortfolio approach within the course as well as at the program level.
USP and AssignmentsEach USP course uploads a key piece of work to thestudents ePortfolio. This assignment:● is a significant graded/ assessed piece of work● helps students demonstrate fulfillment of the courses learning outcomes.● reflects how the course aligns with the institutional learning outcomes.● reflects how the course aligns with USP signature questions.
Quest 3 ePortfolioSignature Questions● Intercultural knowledge and competence● Sustainability and its applications● Civic LearningThe ePortfolio process can lend itself tosupporting the type of learning and personaldevelopment envisioned in Quest 3
USP ePortfolio: PedagogyAn ePortfolio approach to teaching and learning seeks to:● develop a body of work● help recognize progression over time● selectively present work for assignments● support reflection● feedback on progression● relate individual pieces of work to a bigger picture
USP and ReflectionReflection invites students to engage with the process oftheir learning and their growth through the course. Some ofthe central questions students should consider are:● How has my learning been influenced through this course? as a person, as a scholar in my discipline, as a learner● How does what I have done relate to what I have done in the past and what I want to do next?● What did I feel went well and what would I want to improve?
Support and Professional DevelopmentEnhancing student learning: reflection andthe ePortfolio process● Twice weekly Spring semester OSW-style workshops on reflection and on the ePortfolio processD2L & D2L ePortfolio● Next week three half day drop-in sessions in the idealab Mon 2-4, Tue 9-12, Wed 2-4● Throughout the semester every other week two one hour drop-in labs.
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