Eportfolio Mahara Webinar

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This presentation was the slides from a Mahara & ePortfolio Webinar for Mahara Partner Enovation Solutions in Ireland.
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  • [1] http://www.eife-l.org/
  • Paper portfolios..
  • Image Portfolios..
  • Presentation of Portfolios
  • ePortfolios are mashup of content..
  • Pictures, Images, scans, digital photos
  • Videos, Vodcasts
  • Presentations, recordings, scripts, and powerpoints..
  • The written word, articles, research papers, reports, reviews
  • Reflections, personal reflection on the content, events, feelings, thoughts
  • Formal presentations
  • Peer presentations
  • Group work and presentations
  • Structured Learning Course centric Course structure
  • Teacher in charge Hard assessment Formal
  • Reflective Learning User Centric Unstructured
  • Users in charge Soft assessment Informal
  • Next Steps – Create matrix for this slide of which aspects of mahara in use for each.. Example view for each …
  • http://members.shaw.ca/technology/assignments/presentation/2whyuse.htm
  • “ ePortfolios: fit for purpose?”, Dr Jen Harvey & Dr Roisin Donnelly , DIT- UUJ Conference Presentation 2009,
  • “ Mahara and Professional Development”, Andrew Csizmadia, Newham University College, MaharaUK 09 http://www.slideshare.net/ULCCEvents/maharauk-09-andrew-csizmadia-mahara-and-professional-development
  • “ The Professional Electronic Portfolio”, Feeney Luke, Pitman Steve, 4th International Quality Congress Middle East
  • Eportfolio Mahara Webinar

    1. 1. Mahara Webinar Gavin Henrick Solutions Consultant
    2. 2. What is an ePortfolio? <ul><li>“ An ePortfolio is a way of collecting and keeping information about yourself. It could include information on your interests, your experiences, your learning and your skills.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Your ePortfolio is your own personal online space or digital identity. You can choose to keep it to yourself or share it with others.” </li></ul>
    3. 7. MASHUP OF WHAT?
    4. 14. PRESENTATION
    5. 17. Focus
    6. 18. LMS VS. EPORTFOLIO
    7. 23. Use of Portfolios <ul><li>Applications for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University places </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work Based Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting Learning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Information and Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>professional accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evidence for appraisal </li></ul><ul><li>Continued professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Showcasing work </li></ul>
    8. 24. Why use e-Portfolios? <ul><li>foster active learning </li></ul><ul><li>motivate students </li></ul><ul><li>are instruments of feedback </li></ul><ul><li>are instruments of discussion on performance </li></ul><ul><li>exhibit &quot;benchmark&quot; performance </li></ul><ul><li>are accessible, can store multiple media </li></ul><ul><li>provides a natural vehicle for the integration of technology </li></ul><ul><li>[2]http://members.shaw.ca/technology/assignments/presentation/2whyuse.htm </li></ul>
    9. 26. Mahara Background <ul><li>Began mid 2006 as collaborative project between 4 Universities in NZ. </li></ul><ul><li>Since July 2007, Flexible Learning & Catalyst guide its future development </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to be learner centred , a personal learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Modular Design </li></ul><ul><li>Can be for one institution or many. </li></ul>
    10. 27. Mahara Features <ul><li>Mahara has 3 strands or pillars of use </li></ul><ul><li>Profile Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CV, Background </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evidence management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project and Assignment work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration, Discussion, Group Work </li></ul></ul>
    11. 28. Profile Management <ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Display Name </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul><ul><li>Messaging Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Resumé </li></ul><ul><li>Employment History </li></ul><ul><li>Education History </li></ul><ul><li>Certifications </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Memberships </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul>
    12. 29. Evidence Management <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Project logs </li></ul><ul><li>Daily logbook </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul><ul><li>File Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Project files </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul><ul><li>Select Content </li></ul><ul><li>Select Layout </li></ul><ul><li>Select Permissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secret URL </li></ul></ul>
    13. 30. Social Networking Features <ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Course or open </li></ul><ul><li>Forum discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing files </li></ul><ul><li>Project collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Special interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Controls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nobody </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Request with Message </li></ul><ul><li>Wall </li></ul>
    14. 31. Mahara Roadmap <ul><li>Mahara 1.3 onwards </li></ul><ul><li>Improvements to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume </li></ul></ul>
    15. 32. Some Examples of Usage
    16. 33. DUBLIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    17. 34. DIT <ul><li>Progressive Proponents of LMS in the Learning Cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>DIT wanted to bring eLearning to the next level. </li></ul><ul><li>Piloted Mahara in MSc in Applied eLearning in 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standalone Pilot – no integration to LMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each ePortfolio to reflect participant progress throughout the Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost 100 active users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[1] “ ePortfolios: fit for purpose?”, Dr Jen Harvey & Dr Roisin Donnelly , DIT- UUJ Conference Presentation 2009, </li></ul>
    18. 36. DIT <ul><li>After the first year DIT changed their assessment weightings so that a grade is now given for the ePortfolio element. </li></ul><ul><li>Students in first-year built-environment courses are now using ePortfolios as part of their professional development module: it is planned that this will continue throughout their student life at DIT. </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios are also being introduced to students on DIT's mature access programmes. </li></ul>
    19. 37. NEWHAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
    20. 38. Newham University College <ul><li>Use of ePortfolio is entitlement for teacher trainees </li></ul><ul><li>33 standards </li></ul><ul><li>3 pieces of evidence to demonstrate competence </li></ul><ul><li>EPortfolio to act as repository for digital assets, lesson plans and resources </li></ul><ul><li>[2] http://www.slideshare.net/ULCCEvents/maharauk-09-andrew-csizmadia-mahara-and-professional-development </li></ul>
    21. 39. Newham University College <ul><li>Repository for digital assets </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative tool </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective tool </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking groups </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple views for different audiences (confidential) </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted Externally </li></ul><ul><li>Uses RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated to Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>[2]http://www.slideshare.net/ULCCEvents/maharauk-09-andrew-csizmadia-mahara-and-professional-development </li></ul>
    22. 40. Newham University College <ul><li>Findings </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into course at start of year </li></ul><ul><li>Integral component of the course </li></ul><ul><li>Induct students and staff for effective and efficient use </li></ul><ul><li>Produce paper & video based guidelines for students on basic usage </li></ul><ul><li>[2]http://www.slideshare.net/ULCCEvents/maharauk-09-andrew-csizmadia-mahara-and-professional-development </li></ul>
    23. 41. ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND INSTITUTE OF LEADERSHIP
    24. 42. RCSI ILHM <ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extend the learning process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gap for “cradle-to-grave” career management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The e-Portfolio belonged to the user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Version barriers at the time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reflective practice and competency management are crucial. </li></ul><ul><li>[3] The Professional Electronic Portfolio, Feeney Luke, Pitman Steve, 4th International Quality Congress Middle East </li></ul>
    25. 43. RCSI ILHM <ul><li>Enhance existing functionality within Mahara. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development records. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured Reflective Diary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured Competency Reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced Bridge to Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Document Export </li></ul></ul>
    26. 44. RCSI ILHM <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Repository of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptability </li></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Diary </li></ul><ul><li>Resume Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Exporting Information </li></ul><ul><li>Branding </li></ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Web based </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Media </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul>
    27. 45. ASSESSMENT EXAMPLES
    28. 46. Soft Assessment Process <ul><li>Create a Controlled group </li></ul><ul><li>Create different Sample Views/Templates </li></ul><ul><li>Invite users to the Group </li></ul><ul><li>Users copy the view and edit it with their content </li></ul><ul><li>Users submit the view to the Group </li></ul><ul><li>Group admin evaluates the view and gives feedback to the user and releases the view. </li></ul><ul><li>User can export view as standalone snapshot </li></ul>
    29. 47. Hard Assessment Process <ul><li>Create View Templates for assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Users copy the view and edit it with their content </li></ul><ul><li>Users submit the view to Moodle (1.9.7) </li></ul><ul><li>Users graded on the view </li></ul><ul><li>User can export view as standalone snapshot </li></ul>
    30. 48. Contacts <ul><li>Gavin Henrick </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Enovation Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>www.enovation.ie </li></ul>
    31. 49. Credits for Images <ul><li>The images were sourced from creative commons Flickr. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/plentyofants/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/srp6685/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/schoschie/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/wheatfields/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/artinstituteofportland/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nickrate/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/webb-zahn/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ibadatqayyum/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mariareyesmcdavis/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/raaphorst/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonythemisfit/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdecom/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdecom/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/snarky1/ </li></ul>

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