E-portfolios: professional learning and experience


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Presentation given to current Diploma providers at the PEAT 1 Planning event held at Ross Priory, 29.5.09.

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E-portfolios: professional learning and experience

  1. 1. E -portfolios: professional learning & experience Professor Paul Maharg Glasgow Graduate School of Law
  2. 2. e-portfolios <ul><li>Personal digital collection of information, reflection on learning and future plans </li></ul><ul><li>Records and demonstrates a person's learning, career, experience and achievements. </li></ul><ul><li>Belongs to the learner, not the organisation – but must be hosted somewhere </li></ul><ul><li>Populated by learner </li></ul><ul><li>Primarily concerned with supporting learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong and lifewide learning </li></ul>
  3. 6. Thanx to Stephen Downes
  4. 15. <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><li>investigate best practice in the design, functionality and implementation of e-portfolio assessment systems </li></ul><ul><li>recommend to the Society on functionality, processes and procedures for implementation of a unified e-portfolio system for PEAT 1 & 2, traineeship and CPD </li></ul><ul><li>plan and implement a pilot with a variety of stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>report on pilot with a view to phased implementation of e-portfolios in PEATS 1 & 2 across Scotland </li></ul>e-portfolio working party
  5. 16. <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>identify appropriate open-source e-portfolio system </li></ul><ul><li>describe possible administrative procedures to enable PEAT 1 & 2 providers and training providers to use such e-portfolio systems; and to facilitate oversight of the assessment process and of the content of e-portfolio systems by the Society </li></ul><ul><li>describe types of data the Society may expect an e-portfolio to contain </li></ul><ul><li>set standards for assessment of e-portfolio data </li></ul><ul><li>take account of the variety of training environments in points 2-4 above </li></ul>e-portfolios working party