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Teaching ePortfolio Workshop (07 Jan, 2010)


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1. Identify the benefits and uses of ePortfolios
2. Adopt templates to start creating your teaching ePortfolio
3. Apply the recommended generic structure strategically to your ePortfolio
4. Add selected artifacts/evidence for showcasing your achievements

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Teaching ePortfolio Workshop (07 Jan, 2010)

  1. 1. Hokling Cheung & Anthony Wong January 7, 2010
  2. 2. Using ePortfolios and Reflective Thinking to Scaffold Student Learning November 3, 2009 Developing Reflective Practice for Professional Advancement December 1, 2009 Teaching ePortfolio Workshop TODAY! Technical Conceptual
  3. 3. Workshop Outcomes <ul><li>By the end of this workshop, participants should be able to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the benefits and uses of ePortfolios  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopt templates to start creating your teaching ePortfolio  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply the recommended generic structure strategically to your ePortfolio  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add selected artifacts/evidence for showcasing your achievements  </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ePortfolios: A Global Trend
  5. 5. <ul><li>Enhancement of Learning & Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation & Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Setting & Action Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection/Reflective Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Learning & Knowledge Management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Community </li></ul><ul><li>Life-long Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Advising </li></ul><ul><li>Self-awareness </li></ul><ul><li>University Study Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Students at-Risk Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Articulation of Expertise & Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Tenure Review, Awards, Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Career Planning and Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity & Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>External Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation/Quality Assurance </li></ul>Teaching Institutional Enhancement Employment Assessment Learning Academic Advising Professional Development ePortfolios For all: A Roadmap For Success ILOs TLAs ATs
  6. 6. What is an ePortfolio? <ul><li>An ePortfolio is “a collection of authentic and diverse evidence, drawn from a larger archive, that represents what a person or organisation has learned over time , on which the person or organisation has reflected , and designed for presentation to one or more audiences for a particular rhetorical purpose &quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Educause, NLII, 2003 </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is an ePortfolio? <ul><li>a digital presentation tool to demonstrate work & competencies </li></ul><ul><li>an engaging and reflective learning approach </li></ul><ul><li>an up-to-date web-based content management system </li></ul><ul><li>a personalised e-learning system </li></ul><ul><li>a base for personal publishing & social networking </li></ul><ul><li>a person’s personal and continuing presence online </li></ul><ul><li>“ The idea is simple but powerful : give students a personal space online to pose questions, publish work in progress and link to and comment on relevant resources. It also gives them a way to find and link up with other learners with similar interests to create an ad-hoc learning community.” Robin Good </li></ul>
  8. 8. ePortfolios : Plan, Manage, Reflect and Present Your Goals, Accomplishments and Expertise The learning portfolio helps me to transit to the university’s study and life with a clear goal and direction. Check out my learning outcomes and achievements please! I am so proud of myself. I can easily create my CV and employment portfolios for job application. More importantly I have been planning and preparing well for it! Having worked for a few years, I need to carefully determine my career path. My boss is impressed by ePortfolio for performance appraisal! I continue to study for a higher degree. My professional ePortfolio showcase my efforts and dedications over the years! exchange internship course work workshops group projects community services final year project courses community services professional membership awards part-time jobs Student unions study trip event organisation publications Learning & Development Graduation Continuing Professional Development
  9. 9. Hands-on Part I <ul><li>Step 1: Create & login to your Google/Gmail account at </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Select “ Site ” to create/view/update ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Adopt our recommended “ Teaching ePortfolio Template ” listed in </li></ul><ul><li>Click the button “Use this template” </li></ul>Use this template
  10. 10. Teaching Portfolio Template
  11. 11. Generic Structure of ePortfolios Teaching Philosophy Accomplishments/ Standards Personal particulars, biography, values & beliefs, interests and hobbies etc Purpose, audience, achievements and development, reflection and future direction Representative work & evidence Official recognition of achievements, qualifications, contribution and participation PROFILE SUMMARY SHOWCASE QUALIFICATIONS
  12. 12. Create your ePortfolios strategically <ul><li>Writing guides for teaching philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Reference on standards and requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Reference on possible artifacts </li></ul><ul><li>Transferable skills for constructing the ePortfolios </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hands-on Part II Content construction <ul><li>Step 1: Use the Text Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Insert Images </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s first personalise the portfolio by customising the PROFILE page with your biography and photos etc. </li></ul>Who I am What I aspire to be
  14. 14. Step 3: Adding in possible artifacts <ul><li>Item 1 - Direct type in & add hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>For example, in the SHOWCASE you may add this, </li></ul><ul><li>Artifact title: Awards, Recognition & Testimonials </li></ul><ul><li>Formats: written contents in emails, letters, thank you cards and websites etc. with which you may make quotes or establish a link accordingly. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Step 3: Adding in possible artifacts <ul><li>Item 2 - Attach document files </li></ul><ul><li>For example, in the SHOWCASE you may add this, </li></ul><ul><li>Artifact title: Effective Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Formats: Teaching plans, TFQ/LEQ/FOT/OBLI results, samples of student assignment, teaching materials, research plan & paper etc. </li></ul>.doc .pdf .ppt
  16. 16. Step 3: Adding in possible artifacts <ul><li>Item 3 - Insert multimedia files </li></ul><ul><li>For example, in the SHOWCASE you may add this, </li></ul><ul><li>Artifact title: Innovation in Classroom Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Formats: Photos and video captures of classroom teaching, student presentation, field trips & etc. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Hands-on Part III <ul><li>In the QUALIFICATIONS you may </li></ul><ul><li>Directly type in/copy & paste your CV there </li></ul><ul><li>Upload the CV document to Google Docs and embed it in the page , or </li></ul><ul><li>Use “Lists” to input and display information </li></ul>Very easy Easy +benefits Not very easy <ul><li>Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>Select “Document” </li></ul><ul><li>Upload a document, CV.doc and specify the permission setting </li></ul><ul><li>Back to the “Site” and the Teaching ePortfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new page </li></ul><ul><li>Browse to embed the documet </li></ul>
  18. 20. Hands-on Part VI Personalisation & Sharing <ul><li>Part 1: Edit Side bar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the title of the site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the photo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part 2: Change theme </li></ul><ul><li>Part 3: Share your ePortfolio to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] (as a viewer) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. Hands-on Part VII Advanced Features <ul><li>Step 1: Using Google Form to collect Comment for the Teaching Portfolio Template </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Show the result in analyzed view </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Use & modify their own comment form </li></ul>
  20. 24. Q & A <ul><li>Feedback Evaluation Form </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Enquiry </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>