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Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability
Professor Beverley Oliver
ePortfolios Australia Conference
3-4 November 20...
Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability
Professor Beverley Oliver
Assurance of learning for capable graduates
ePor...
You!
Who is a capable graduate?
Evidence
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
Evidence
Academic transcript
Mary James
Bachelor of XYZ
Psychology 100: High distinction
Science 120: Credit
French 134: P...
What are the
capabilities that count
for early professional success?
Achievement of the
capabilities that count
is key to
graduate employability.
Mantz Yorke
Graduate employability:
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal attributes
Graduate employability:
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal attributes
aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attr...
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal attributes
aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attr...
that makes graduates
more likely to gain employment
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal att...
that makes graduates
more likely to gain employment
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal att...
that makes graduates
more likely to gain employment
Mantz Yorke
a set of achievements
skills, understandings, personal att...
How might we
count those capabilities?
How might we
count those capabilities?
How might we
count those capabilities?
but first, the international scene...
Subject benchmark statements
graduate attributes
personal development planning
 
Measure	
  student	
  learning	
  outcomes	
  in
	
  
•	
  cri1cal	
  thinking	
  
•	
  analy1cal	
  reasoning	
  
•	
  ...
Graduate attributes
Employability skills framework
Competences
Learning outcomes
Capabilities
CLA
Graduate attributes
Employability skills framework
Competences
Learning outcomes
Capabilities
CLA
!
What are the
capabilities that count
for early professional
success?
S
How do we manage the student
curriculum?
To assure confident
and capable
graduates?
G
S
How do we manage the student
curriculum?
To assure confident
and capable
graduates?
G
S
How do we manage the student
curriculum?
[and assure ourselves that thatʼs w...
Create course learning outcomes
!
Create course learning outcomes
!
Professional accreditation
competencies
Course learning outcomes
Create course learning outcomes
Map the capabilites
my ratings
rate your achievement of the graduate attributes
my ratings
rate your achievement of the graduate attributes
then invite others to view, provide feedback or collaborate
my ratings
rate your achievement of the graduate attributes
then invite others to view, provide feedback or collaborate
my ratings
Evidence: CEQ, GDS
Employment data: got a
job?
Self-reported skills: got
generic skills?
New surveys
gathering the
perceptions of
key capabilities
New surveys
gathering the
perceptions of
GRADUATES
EMPLOYERS
TEACHING TEAMS
key capabilities
New surveys
gathering the
perceptions of
GRADUATES
EMPLOYERS
TEACHING TEAMS
key capabilities
how
important?
New surveys
gathering the
perceptions of
GRADUATES
EMPLOYERS
TEACHING TEAMS
key capabilities
how
important?
to what
extent?
GRADUATES
EMPLOYERS
TEACHING TEAMS
and
triangulating
the responses
Graduate, employer and course team (% agreement
'very important') to early professional success
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
Yeah,
like...whatever..!
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
Yeah,
like...whatever..!
.......
an evidence-based approach
underlying theme:
So we need to think of...
S
systemic and systematic assurance of learning
Yea...
S
How does the student manage the
curriculum?
To assure
confidence and
capability as a
graduate?
G
S
How does the student manage the
curriculum?
See where those
capabilities are assessed
in your degree
Collect evidence of your
achievement of the capabilities
and uplo...
See where those
capabilities are assessed
in your degree
Collect evidence of your
achievement of the capabilities
and uplo...
See where those
capabilities are assessed
in your degree
Collect evidence of your
achievement of the capabilities
and uplo...
See where those
capabilities are assessed
in your degree
Collect evidence of your
achievement of the capabilities
and uplo...
See where those
capabilities are assessed
in your degree
Collect evidence of your
achievement of the capabilities
and uplo...
it’s all aboutYOU!
underlying theme:
S
it’s all aboutYOU!
underlying theme:
But wait, there’s more...
S
http://tiny.cc/boliver
Publish
Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability
Professor Beverley Oliver
Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability
Professor Beverley Oliver
Assurance of learning for capable graduates
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
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Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
Engaging e-Portfolios  for Graduate Employability
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  1. 1. Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability Professor Beverley Oliver ePortfolios Australia Conference 3-4 November 2010, Melbourne
  2. 2. Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability Professor Beverley Oliver Assurance of learning for capable graduates ePortfolios Australia Conference 3-4 November 2010, Melbourne
  3. 3. You!
  4. 4. Who is a capable graduate?
  5. 5. Evidence
  6. 6. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah
  7. 7. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah This is to certify that Mary James has just scraped through the Doctor of Philosophy
  8. 8. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah This is to certify that Mary James has just scraped through the Doctor of Philosophy Resume Introducing Mary James
  9. 9. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah This is to certify that Mary James has just scraped through the Doctor of Philosophy Resume Introducing Mary James
  10. 10. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah This is to certify that Mary James has just scraped through the Doctor of Philosophy Resume Introducing Mary James reputation
  11. 11. Evidence Academic transcript Mary James Bachelor of XYZ Psychology 100: High distinction Science 120: Credit French 134: Pass Mathematics 156: Distinction Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah Blah blah This is to certify that Mary James has just scraped through the Doctor of Philosophy Resume Introducing Mary James reputation performance
  12. 12. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success?
  13. 13. Achievement of the capabilities that count is key to graduate employability.
  14. 14. Mantz Yorke Graduate employability:
  15. 15. Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes Graduate employability:
  16. 16. Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attributes, competencies.... Graduate employability:
  17. 17. Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attributes, competencies....“capabilities” Graduate employability:
  18. 18. that makes graduates more likely to gain employment Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attributes, competencies....“capabilities” Graduate employability:
  19. 19. that makes graduates more likely to gain employment Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes successful in their chosen occupations and aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attributes, competencies....“capabilities” Graduate employability:
  20. 20. that makes graduates more likely to gain employment Mantz Yorke a set of achievements skills, understandings, personal attributes successful in their chosen occupations and aka generic skills, graduate qualities, attributes, competencies....“capabilities” to the benefit of themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy Graduate employability:
  21. 21. How might we count those capabilities?
  22. 22. How might we count those capabilities?
  23. 23. How might we count those capabilities? but first, the international scene...
  24. 24. Subject benchmark statements graduate attributes personal development planning
  25. 25.   Measure  student  learning  outcomes  in   •  cri1cal  thinking   •  analy1cal  reasoning   •  problem  solving •  wri9en  communica1on
  26. 26. Graduate attributes Employability skills framework Competences Learning outcomes Capabilities CLA
  27. 27. Graduate attributes Employability skills framework Competences Learning outcomes Capabilities CLA !
  28. 28. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success?
  29. 29. S How do we manage the student curriculum?
  30. 30. To assure confident and capable graduates? G S How do we manage the student curriculum?
  31. 31. To assure confident and capable graduates? G S How do we manage the student curriculum? [and assure ourselves that thatʼs what we do?]
  32. 32. Create course learning outcomes
  33. 33. ! Create course learning outcomes
  34. 34. ! Professional accreditation competencies Course learning outcomes Create course learning outcomes
  35. 35. Map the capabilites
  36. 36. my ratings
  37. 37. rate your achievement of the graduate attributes my ratings
  38. 38. rate your achievement of the graduate attributes then invite others to view, provide feedback or collaborate my ratings
  39. 39. rate your achievement of the graduate attributes then invite others to view, provide feedback or collaborate my ratings
  40. 40. Evidence: CEQ, GDS Employment data: got a job? Self-reported skills: got generic skills?
  41. 41. New surveys gathering the perceptions of key capabilities
  42. 42. New surveys gathering the perceptions of GRADUATES EMPLOYERS TEACHING TEAMS key capabilities
  43. 43. New surveys gathering the perceptions of GRADUATES EMPLOYERS TEACHING TEAMS key capabilities how important?
  44. 44. New surveys gathering the perceptions of GRADUATES EMPLOYERS TEACHING TEAMS key capabilities how important? to what extent?
  45. 45. GRADUATES EMPLOYERS TEACHING TEAMS and triangulating the responses
  46. 46. Graduate, employer and course team (% agreement 'very important') to early professional success
  47. 47. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S
  48. 48. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S systemic and systematic assurance of learning
  49. 49. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S systemic and systematic assurance of learning
  50. 50. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S systemic and systematic assurance of learning
  51. 51. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S systemic and systematic assurance of learning Yeah, like...whatever..!
  52. 52. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: S systemic and systematic assurance of learning Yeah, like...whatever..! ....they must feel that the knowledge is important to them...
  53. 53. an evidence-based approach underlying theme: So we need to think of... S systemic and systematic assurance of learning Yeah, like...whatever..! ....they must feel that the knowledge is important to them...
  54. 54. S How does the student manage the curriculum?
  55. 55. To assure confidence and capability as a graduate? G S How does the student manage the curriculum?
  56. 56. See where those capabilities are assessed in your degree Collect evidence of your achievement of the capabilities and upload them on the move Create, manage and share evidence of your achievement of the capabilities that count See employer, graduate and faculty views about which capabilities count in your profession Graduate Employability Indicators Curriculum map iPortfolio MobileiPortfolio 4. 3. InputsOutcomes 2. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success? 5. Student tools for capability development
  57. 57. See where those capabilities are assessed in your degree Collect evidence of your achievement of the capabilities and upload them on the move Create, manage and share evidence of your achievement of the capabilities that count See employer, graduate and faculty views about which capabilities count in your profession Graduate Employability Indicators Curriculum map iPortfolio MobileiPortfolio 4. 3. InputsOutcomes 2. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success? 5. Student tools for capability development
  58. 58. See where those capabilities are assessed in your degree Collect evidence of your achievement of the capabilities and upload them on the move Create, manage and share evidence of your achievement of the capabilities that count See employer, graduate and faculty views about which capabilities count in your profession Graduate Employability Indicators Curriculum map iPortfolio MobileiPortfolio 4. 3. InputsOutcomes 2. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success? 5. Student tools for capability development
  59. 59. See where those capabilities are assessed in your degree Collect evidence of your achievement of the capabilities and upload them on the move Create, manage and share evidence of your achievement of the capabilities that count See employer, graduate and faculty views about which capabilities count in your profession Graduate Employability Indicators Curriculum map iPortfolio MobileiPortfolio 4. 3. InputsOutcomes 2. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success? 5. Student tools for capability development
  60. 60. See where those capabilities are assessed in your degree Collect evidence of your achievement of the capabilities and upload them on the move Create, manage and share evidence of your achievement of the capabilities that count See employer, graduate and faculty views about which capabilities count in your profession Graduate Employability Indicators Curriculum map iPortfolio MobileiPortfolio 4. 3. InputsOutcomes 2. What are the capabilities that count for early professional success? 5. Student tools for capability development
  61. 61. it’s all aboutYOU! underlying theme: S
  62. 62. it’s all aboutYOU! underlying theme: But wait, there’s more... S
  63. 63. http://tiny.cc/boliver
  64. 64. Publish
  65. 65. Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability Professor Beverley Oliver
  66. 66. Engaging ePortfolios for graduate employability Professor Beverley Oliver Assurance of learning for capable graduates

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