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Portfolios and   ePortfoliosA new employability tool  Career Portfolio Manitoba                     Don Presant
Recognition of Prior LearningThe language of skills & knowledge• RPL = a way to determine what a person knows  and can do•...
Portfolio - Working Definition• “a collection of authentic and diverse evidence,  drawn from a larger archive...• ...repre...
Portfolio: key elements• Links individual’s skills/accomplishments to  skills frameworks• A record of formal AND experient...
Résumé vs. Portfolio  (Courtesy FuturEd)
Credentials vs. PortfolioCredentials                     ePortfolio• Reflect time spent in class   • Reflects time spent l...
Portfolio: product and process• Archive of evidence• Showcase: celebration & assessment of learning     – Education       ...
Portfolio: product and process• Assessment for learning• Reflection, self-assessment• Transferring skills, making transiti...
Benefits of “e”• Information Management capabilities   – Collecting, archiving, making different versions   – “One to many...
ePortfolio examples• Theo Ramsey – Technical sergeant > manager   – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT1XYjZcmck• Michael Wo...
Web 2.0, social software“Publish yourself”
Flickr Example    http://www.flickr.com/photos/xinwen_zhang/sets/72057594115462151/
ePortfolio benefits for employability• “Digital evidence bank”• Flexible, findable showcase• Self-assessment, self-confide...
ePortfolios and Essential Skills•   Reading Text•   Document Use•   Numeracy•   Writing•   Oral Communication•   Working w...
One page version…       http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/e-portfolios
United StateseFolio Minnesota, Pennsylvania, “World”
CanadaEmployability, Essential Skills
CanadaSector Councils & skills frameworks
EmployersHuman Capital Management
Career Portfolio ManitobaEssential Skills ePortfolio…for life
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Portfolios and ePortfolios for CPMB v13

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Portfolios and ePortfolios for CPMB v13

  1. 1. Portfolios and ePortfoliosA new employability tool Career Portfolio Manitoba Don Presant
  2. 2. Recognition of Prior LearningThe language of skills & knowledge• RPL = a way to determine what a person knows and can do• RPL can be used for: – access to education (advanced standing) – career planning & professional development – access to employment• a Portfolio is a product of RPL• an ePortfolio is a digital portfolio
  3. 3. Portfolio - Working Definition• “a collection of authentic and diverse evidence, drawn from a larger archive...• ...representing what a person or organization has learned over time on which the person or organization has reflected,• ...and designed for presentation to one or more audiences for a particular rhetorical purpose” (NLII, 2003)
  4. 4. Portfolio: key elements• Links individual’s skills/accomplishments to skills frameworks• A record of formal AND experiential learning• Claims backed by evidence• Learner ownership• More than a showcase; a lifelong learning tool
  5. 5. Résumé vs. Portfolio (Courtesy FuturEd)
  6. 6. Credentials vs. PortfolioCredentials ePortfolio• Reflect time spent in class • Reflects time spent learning• Questionable proficiency • Evidence-based proficiency• Proxy for skills and • Statement of actual skills and knowledge knowledge• Dated • “Living”• Variable quality • Systematic• Formal learning only • All learning valued (Courtesy FuturEd)
  7. 7. Portfolio: product and process• Archive of evidence• Showcase: celebration & assessment of learning – Education • Acceptance/advanced standing, course requirement, graduation requirement – Workplace • Hiring, HR development, professional development, project team selectionFuturEd 2004
  8. 8. Portfolio: product and process• Assessment for learning• Reflection, self-assessment• Transferring skills, making transitions• Coaching, collaborative learning• Learning plans• Knowledge ManagementFuturEd 2004
  9. 9. Benefits of “e”• Information Management capabilities – Collecting, archiving, making different versions – “One to many” digital shareability, links to specific pages• Integration with Internet presence – Online research: documents, networks – Internet literacy, personal network, digital identity• Collaboration – Easy to add comments, edit, mentor, coach• Measurement – Link to frameworks, rubrics, track learning over time• Integration with other ICT systems – eRecruitment, HRIS – Mobile access• Multimedia enhancement
  10. 10. ePortfolio examples• Theo Ramsey – Technical sergeant > manager – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT1XYjZcmck• Michael Woolley – Industrial mechanic – http://michaelwoolley.efoliomn.com/presentation• Michal Kopera – Engineering PhD – http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/pg/students/esrgae• Kevin Fisher – Accountant – https://www.innovatecv.com/cv/share/24/do-not-reply@innovatecv.com• Sarah Stewart – Nurse/educator – http://sarahstewart-eportfolio.wikispaces.com/Competencies• Ted Johnson - Senior VP/Chief Marketing Officer – http://tedjohnson.efoliomn.com/Home• Mark Farand – Executive Director – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3ox9FR2iFk
  11. 11. Web 2.0, social software“Publish yourself”
  12. 12. Flickr Example http://www.flickr.com/photos/xinwen_zhang/sets/72057594115462151/
  13. 13. ePortfolio benefits for employability• “Digital evidence bank”• Flexible, findable showcase• Self-assessment, self-confidence• Develop communication skills• Networking environment• Personal space for learning and building knowledge
  14. 14. ePortfolios and Essential Skills• Reading Text• Document Use• Numeracy• Writing• Oral Communication• Working with Others• Continuous Learning• Thinking Skills – Problem Solving, Decision Making, Job Task Planning and Organizing, Significant Use of Memory, Finding Information• Computer Use
  15. 15. One page version… http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/e-portfolios
  16. 16. United StateseFolio Minnesota, Pennsylvania, “World”
  17. 17. CanadaEmployability, Essential Skills
  18. 18. CanadaSector Councils & skills frameworks
  19. 19. EmployersHuman Capital Management
  20. 20. Career Portfolio ManitobaEssential Skills ePortfolio…for life

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