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The advert, it does what it says on the tin. Moodle is such a large piece of software, and it is open source, so it has the ingredients to be re-labelled and answer a particular need. Anyone with Moodle has the wherewithal to start using an e-portfolio as from 4.00 PM this afternoon. As you start to use Moodle in this way you will gaining experience with staff that will stand you in good stead for the future, when e-portfolios arrive BIG TIME.
Jisc RSC Eastern E-Portfolio NOV 2006 'Managed assessment System' Presentation
Who owns the e-portfolio?
Company owns the software
College pays the licence
Student creates the evidence
– But College no longer subscribes
– Student no longer at the College
Open source solution
Can e-portfolios be used to widen
participation in HE? Maybe, as long as we
understand what the term means.
Is an e-portfolio simply a repository of ematerial presented for assessment?
– AMS (Assessment Management System)
– ILP or PLP
– Reflective element
Is there a use for e-portfolios on Level 4
courses? Yes as long as we do not have a
restricted view of what makes up an eportfolio.
To introduce the use of e-portfolios as part
of a college development to evaluate them
as a tool to encourage wider participation
in HE. Too ambitious at the moment HE
are not ready, students are not ready,
Colleges are not ready
The key is staff development
To use e-portfolios on at least one module
of a Level 4 course to gather evidence of
Used on three level 4 courses
To widen the appeal of e-portfolios in more
curriculum areas. Done it.
To widen the use of e-portfolios beyond the
capture of evidence. Done it.
To extend our use of e-portfolios to aid
progression from Level 3 to Level 4. Too early.
To increase accessibility of IT to aid the
development of e-portfolio usage. Too early.
How far does an e-portfolio web site and
an intranet satisfy the e-learning needs of
the organisation? What benefits come from
How far does a VLE (in an adapted form)
meet the organisational need for an eportfolio?