Your digital footprint

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A workshop on digital footprints and eportfolios for teachers; presented to various TESL student groups in 2013.

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Your digital footprint

  1. 1. your digital footprint
  2. 2. What is a digital footprint? The mark you leave online to be found about yourself, your ideas and your behaviour.
  3. 3. What’s included in your digital footprint?
  4. 4. Why is it important? It supplements your offline persona. • It can be challenging to remove. • It can be forever. • It can be lost over time. • It can be looked at by employers. • It can showcase your initiative, investment and experience.
  5. 5. What’s included in your digital footprint? Anything you’ve done publicly • Facebook posts, shares & likes • Twitter updates • Uploaded photos & videos • Blog comments • LinkedIn profiles • Documents you’ve uploaded • Interactions with others
  6. 6. Digital footprint DOs and DON’Ts Ask yourself if you’re OK with an employer seeing it. • Avoid embarrassing commentary. • Think about the platform’s accepted usage. • Control your privacy settings.
  7. 7. How can I check my digital footprint?
  8. 8. How can I check my digital footprint? • Tyson Seburn • Joan Bartel • Michael Griffin / Michael E. Griffin • Cecilia Lemos • Shelly Terrell • Yourself 1. Is it obvious who this person is? 2. Is there more than one person? 3. Is there much available about their ELT? 4. What type of information is available? 5. What did that person create themselves? 6. What links were created by someone else? 7. What can you learn about that person? 8. What would an employer think?
  9. 9. How can I check my digital footprint?
  10. 10. What is an eportfolio? “Thus, a [teaching] portfolio is a collection of artefacts through which teachers present their own professional persona.” (Bailey, Curtis & Nunan, 1998) “In his words, it demonstrated to them my commitment to the profession and my drive to improve as a teacher, as well as giving them something physical to look at when considering my application, compared to the other thirty which were based only on what was said during the interview.” – Alex Walsh, on what his British Council interviewer said to him regarding his online portfolio.
  11. 11. What is an eportfolio? 1. A clear statement about yourself: a. Summary of who you are as a language teacher; b. Your teaching philosophy c. Your main accomplishments 2. Your curriculum vitae (CV) i.e. résumé 3. Samples of what and/or how you teach. 4. Demonstration of your commitment to the industry. 5. Evidence of your commitment to development.
  12. 12. What is an eportfolio? bit.ly/ydfp
  13. 13. Browse their footprints. bit.ly/ydfp
  14. 14. Considerations for eportfolios Source: http://sophlylaughing.blogspot.ca/p/about-soph.html
  15. 15. Considerations for eportfolios
  16. 16. Considerations for eportfolios Public vs private ROI
  17. 17. Considerations for both Visibility Currency Mentions
  18. 18. Further reading Why and How to Create an Online ELT Portfolio – Alex Walsh http://bit.ly/1walsh On teaching portfolios | 4C in ELT – Tyson Seburn http://bit.ly/2seburn Update Your Digital Footprint #30GoalsEdu | Teacher Reboot Camp – Shelly Terrell http://bit.ly/3terrell Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - eportfolio http://bit.ly/4karaoglu

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