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The e-portfolio landscape

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The e-portfolio landscape

  1. 1. The E-portfolio Landscape Challenger Institute of Technology Presented by: Christine Cooper Annelieske Noteboom
  2. 2. RPL for industry employees <ul><li>Collaboration between: </li></ul><ul><li>Fortescue Metals Group </li></ul><ul><li>(Vocation Training & Employment Centre) </li></ul><ul><li>- located at South Hedland (Pilbara, WA) </li></ul><ul><li>Challenger Institute of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>- located in Perth, WA </li></ul>
  3. 3. Port Hedland <ul><li>Located 1,600 kilometres from Perth </li></ul>
  4. 4. The participants <ul><li>RPL candidates: </li></ul><ul><li>Initially four landscaping employees, but numbers vary upwards (Cert III L’scape) </li></ul><ul><li>VTEC Training Manager (Diploma in Hort) </li></ul><ul><li>VTEC Development Officer (Certificate IV/Diploma of Business) </li></ul><ul><li>RPL assessors: </li></ul><ul><li>Challenger Institute lecturers </li></ul>
  5. 6. RPL at a distance <ul><li>Use E-portfolio (Mahara) to present evidence collected by each candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Third party </li></ul><ul><li>Organised in a format that suits the candidate, assessor and the Units of Competency. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Assessor versus Candidate <ul><li>The project worked from both perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Started with the assessors requirements – structured activities/types of suitable evidence for the employee to provide </li></ul><ul><li>Trained employees in evidence gathering techniques and adding to their own Mahara portfolios. </li></ul>
  7. 8. The course <ul><li>Certificates II/III in Horticulture (Landscape) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implement a plant establishment program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implement a landscape maintenance program </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. Issues <ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Making the process easy for candidates and assessors </li></ul><ul><li>Accessing the candidates at the worksites </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence gathering process </li></ul><ul><li>Reticence of some candidates to participate </li></ul>
  9. 12. The future Where to from here?
  10. 13. <ul><li>Mixed Bag RPL </li></ul><ul><li>Some candidates send scanned documents by email </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic copies of enrolment details </li></ul><ul><li>Digital recordings of interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Photos of workplace, activities, demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Hard copies of documents </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Nifty Copper Operations – RPL Online </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT) </li></ul><ul><li>Birla Nifty Copper Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate IV in Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Diploma of Electrical Engineering </li></ul>
  12. 18. <ul><li>Certificate IV TAE - RPL </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle course for Singapore candidates </li></ul><ul><li>All documents & information in the Moodle course </li></ul><ul><li>Students submit RPL evidence through the Moodle course </li></ul>
  13. 19. <ul><li>Australian Nursing Federation – iFolio </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive to the WA Branch of ANF </li></ul><ul><li>Available to all WA ANF members </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio to meet registration requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 hours of professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stage 3 Enrolled Nursing students must assemble a portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage EN students to join the ANF </li></ul>
  14. 20. <ul><li>iFolio: Professional Development Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Achievements – PD done outside the ANF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create or update your CV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ANF Clinical Updates & online quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online video tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses: ANF Legal Talks & Computer classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No facility for reflection </li></ul></ul>
  15. 24. <ul><li>Community Services - OneNote </li></ul><ul><li>Student submits evidence for RPL </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence collated by RPL Assessor in OneNote </li></ul><ul><li>Exports the final file as a PDF document </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence includes records of discussions, email, scanned documents, links, feedback on evidence etc </li></ul>
  16. 25. <ul><li>The future </li></ul>

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