Doctoral Attributes
Workshop (DAW) and the
ePortfolio/Portal framework
AuSakai 2009
Patrick Fong
Gordon Yau
About this Presentation
• Overview of the Grad Research ePortfolio portal
framework.
• Components in the framework.
• Live...
Overview - Introduction
Overview: ePortfolio/Portal framework
• Online tools, workshops, resources and support programmes....
Overview - Structure
Grad Research
Portal
Grad Research
Portal
The sweet sweet framework suite
1. Starting Out1. Starting ...
Framework components
• Hub/portal to access all Grad Research Portal sites.
• Central announcement area.
• Customised “Hom...
Overview
• Seamless access to Postgraduate Essentials (PGE) Strategies
for a Successful Start to your PhD - a website on i...
Overview
• Ethical issues relating to research (eg, stem cells,
commercial aims, IP… ).
• Boutique 4-week course - student...
Overview
• Aimed towards students at mid-point of their research
degree.
• Website with forum, blog and live chat.
1. Star...
Overview
• Seamless access to PGE Completion and Beyond
website on internal authenticated system.
• Website with forum, bl...
Overview
• Research Higher Degree students can create sites.
• Template includes information + selection of tools:
 Annou...
Overview
• Our first Sakai tool.
• Identify skills and abilities to be developed.
• 14 Graduate Attributes (set by Provost...
Demo of Grad Research Portal
Sakai@Melbourne:
https://sakai.unimelb.edu.au/portal/
Let’s have a look
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
Doctoral Attributes
Workshop
(DAW)
1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Inte...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
• Doctoral Attributes Workshop
o What is it - Post graduate tool
o Tech - Build ...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
• Post Graduate Tool
– Reflective tool to assist post grad students
– Students m...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
• Post Graduate Tool
– List of Example Activities
• Meet with my supervisor
• Co...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
• Wicket framework
– Allows the developer to embed logic into a
static web-page....
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
<input type=“text” wicket:id=“wicketid”/>
class WebPage {
…
}
HTML code
Java cla...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
• Wicket framework
– Benefits
• Separation of concerns
– embed logic into a HTML...
Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
Tour
URL - http://sakai.unimelb.edu.au/portal
Credits
Melbourne School of Graduate Research
• Dr David L Martin Research, Project Management &
Pedagogic Design
• Dr Ang...
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Doctoral Attributes Workshop and the ePortfolio framework

  1. 1. Doctoral Attributes Workshop (DAW) and the ePortfolio/Portal framework AuSakai 2009 Patrick Fong Gordon Yau
  2. 2. About this Presentation • Overview of the Grad Research ePortfolio portal framework. • Components in the framework. • Live demo of framework. • Doctoral Attributes Workshop (DAW) - technical overview. • Live demo of DAW. • Questions.
  3. 3. Overview - Introduction Overview: ePortfolio/Portal framework • Online tools, workshops, resources and support programmes. • Beginning of candidature completion and beyond. • Audience: Research higher-degree students (PhD). • Run by Melbourne School of Graduate Research. • Suite of 5 Sakai sites & 1 site template. • Currently 100 postgrad students.
  4. 4. Overview - Structure Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal The sweet sweet framework suite 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site Template My siteMy site Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool
  5. 5. Framework components • Hub/portal to access all Grad Research Portal sites. • Central announcement area. • Customised “Home” page. • “Setting up your portal site” module. • Profile template. Graduate Research Portal site 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal
  6. 6. Overview • Seamless access to Postgraduate Essentials (PGE) Strategies for a Successful Start to your PhD - a website on internal authenticated system. • PGE helps PhD candidates who have just started their candidature. 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal GRP1 - Starting Out site
  7. 7. Overview • Ethical issues relating to research (eg, stem cells, commercial aims, IP… ). • Boutique 4-week course - students enrolled in smaller batches. First batch has 40 students. • Supported by forums. 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal GRP2 - Ethics Intensive site
  8. 8. Overview • Aimed towards students at mid-point of their research degree. • Website with forum, blog and live chat. 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal GRP3 - Master Classes site
  9. 9. Overview • Seamless access to PGE Completion and Beyond website on internal authenticated system. • Website with forum, blog and live chat. 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal GRP4 - Completion site
  10. 10. Overview • Research Higher Degree students can create sites. • Template includes information + selection of tools:  Announcements  Resources, Forums  Wiki, Schedule/Calendar  Email Archive  Roster (Site members)  Search  link to MSGR website. 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal Site Template
  11. 11. Overview • Our first Sakai tool. • Identify skills and abilities to be developed. • 14 Graduate Attributes (set by Provost). • Patrick will tell you more! 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal Doctoral Attribute Workshop
  12. 12. Demo of Grad Research Portal Sakai@Melbourne: https://sakai.unimelb.edu.au/portal/ Let’s have a look
  13. 13. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop Doctoral Attributes Workshop (DAW) 1. Starting Out1. Starting Out 2. Ethics Intensive2. Ethics Intensive 3. Master Classes3. Master Classes 4. Completion4. Completion Site TemplateSite Template Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Doctoral Attribute Workshop tool Grad Research Portal Grad Research Portal
  14. 14. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop • Doctoral Attributes Workshop o What is it - Post graduate tool o Tech - Build on Apache Wicket framework o Tour - Simple CRUD functionality
  15. 15. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop
  16. 16. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop • Post Graduate Tool – Reflective tool to assist post grad students – Students map tasks they do for their PhDs to pre-determined attributes. – Benefit • keep track of what they have done so far • know what else is required
  17. 17. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop • Post Graduate Tool – List of Example Activities • Meet with my supervisor • Conduct my literary review • Make sure journals up to date • Attend regular meetings • Join a reading group
  18. 18. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop • Wicket framework – Allows the developer to embed logic into a static web-page. – Using wicket:id tags.
  19. 19. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop <input type=“text” wicket:id=“wicketid”/> class WebPage { … } HTML code Java class
  20. 20. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop • Wicket framework – Benefits • Separation of concerns – embed logic into a HTML page while maintaining page layout. • “Web-isms” – Out-of-the-box or third-party AJAX framework. – Modal Windows. – Disadvantages (for us) • Unable to customise modal windows.
  21. 21. Sakai tool - Doctoral Attributes Workshop Tour URL - http://sakai.unimelb.edu.au/portal
  22. 22. Credits Melbourne School of Graduate Research • Dr David L Martin Research, Project Management & Pedagogic Design • Dr Angela Woods Advisor • Dr Jeanette Fyffe Advisor Learning Environments • David Adam Program Leader Design & Development • Gordon Yau Software Development Supervisor • Patrick Fong Java Programmer • Gavin Leys Graphic Interface Designer External consultant • Steve Swinsburg Sakai Programming
  23. 23. © Copyright The University of Melbourne 2009

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