Simon Grant

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for the HE5P project partner meeting, 2008-12-08

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  • Simon Grant

    1. 1. Higher Education, Employer & Employee Engagement through E‑Portfolio ... Simon Grant information systems consultant to HE 5 P CETIS e-portfolio advisor
    2. 2. E-portfolio ... what? <ul><li>Inter-dependent tools and practices </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with information about learners/employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>primarily the information they take responsibility for themselves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>useful or relevant to learning, education, training and to employment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Which can be displayed as presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>though may be less important in this project </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. E-portfolio information includes... <ul><li>Skills/competencies/abilities/qualities </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence for individuals having skills etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Plans for developing their skills etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal reflections as integral to process </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue with or feedback from others </li></ul><ul><li>Clear employment and learning overlap </li></ul>
    4. 4. Various tools and practices <ul><li>Special tools not essential: examples ... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose-built e-portfolio and e-PDP tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HR systems: staff training and development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs and other generic tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... and other systems may contribute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice very diverse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper as well as electronic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do people recognise that they deal with overlapping / related personal information? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. What tools are we considering? <ul><li>Let us now briefly say what tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>deal with this information in our current practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>are planned to deal with this </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or might do, if unsure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aim to get a reality check </li></ul><ul><ul><li>confirmation that we are on the same planet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maybe if we are lucky, in the same ball-park? </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. 6 steps for information systems <ul><li>Analytically, look at partner EE IS systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e-portfolio and other related systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intelligently, put together what they do </li></ul><ul><li>Creatively, think about better solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughtfully, refine vision – CRA team </li></ul><ul><li>Consultatively, check with partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>so we get plausible practical recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technically, work out interoperability needs </li></ul>
    7. 7. Three e‑portfolio aspects <ul><li>... that we find useful for understanding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>take these together for a broad picture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>informs analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Purpose underlying practice & tool use </li></ul><ul><li>Information dealt with and held </li></ul><ul><ul><li>entered by individual or from elsewhere </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functionality offered by tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in using information, furthering purposes </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Useful exercise (to start now) <ul><li>We have identified relevant tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>what purposes are yours intended to fulfil? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what information do yours hold or deal with? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>what do your tools enable different kinds of user (person, manager, tutor, etc.) to do? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What practices are associated with the use of the tools and systems, or without tools? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link in to information flows </li></ul></ul>

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