ePortfolio California Summit 2010 - SLO SESSION


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ePortfolio California Summit 2010 - SLO SESSION

  1. 1. ePortfolios for Student Learning Outcomes: <br />Overview & Opening Questions<br />with Helen Chen & John Ittelson<br />ePortfolio California Summit 2010 - October 11, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Faculty Buy-In<br />What strategies can be employed to address faculty buy-in?<br />How do you get faculty to accept ePortfolios?<br />What is the role of faculty in the ePortfolio process – promote learning objectives, mentoring, thread through academic life?<br />How can ePortfolios be viewed as a teaching resource as well as an assessment resource?<br />
  3. 3. Student Buy-In<br />What strategies can be employed to address student buy-in (e.g., ePortfolio contest)?<br />How can the ePortfolio facilitate “self-advising” (e.g., educational templates for students to select from, modify, & tailor)?<br />How can we get students invested and engaged in the ePortfolio (e.g., tell your story to another institution, employer, etc.)?<br />How can we use the ePortfolio to foster self-assesment?<br />
  4. 4. Designing Learning Activities<br />How do we guide and instruct students in the issues related to ePortfolios – what’s appropriate to include, self-assessment, digital citizenship, e-identity?<br />How can the ePortfolio (through learning activities/assignments, a folio thinking culture, etc.) foster reflective thinking?<br />How do we develop assignments that create artifacts that can go into an ePortfolio?<br />How can we get ePortfoliosto address the needs of student professional development, assessment, and learning and development?<br />
  5. 5. Technical Issues<br />What are the policies towards long term access to ePortfolios?<br />What is the impact of fee structures on how the ePortfolio is rolled out and how it is used, short term & long term?<br />Data Security – where is data stored? How is data accessed?<br />Costs of LT & ST maintenance <br />ePortfolio interoperability, especially in transfer<br />
  6. 6. Learning Outcomes<br />How can we align learning outcomes at the state, institution, program, and course levels?<br />What kinds of artifacts constitute evidence of these learning outcomes (e.g., performances)?<br />
  7. 7. Logistics<br />How do we roll this out on campus (e.g., have departments opt in)?<br />What are models of adoption for my institution?<br />How do we facilitate communication among various stakeholders – students, faculty, advisors, external audiences?<br />
  8. 8. Policy<br />Privacy and confidentiality: How do we deal with FERPA, a shared governance structure, legislative guidelines?<br />Who owns it? Who maintains it? Who pays for it? Who has access?<br />How do we define “appropriate use” expectations for students, faculty, institutions?<br />Statewide ePortfolio – mandate, recommendation, opt-in?<br />
  9. 9. Resources<br />Note Utopia: http://www.noteutopia.com/<br />Association of American Colleges & Universities: ePorfolio Forum, Jan. 29, SF, CA http://www.aacu.org/meetings/annualmeeting/AM11/eportfolioforum.cfm<br />LaGuardia Making Connections National Resource Center: http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ctl/connections/<br />