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Eduspaces as an e-Portfolio tool for HE (2007)


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What do institutions have to do to enable e-portfolios? What issues are they trying to solve?

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Eduspaces as an e-Portfolio tool for HE (2007)

  1. 1. EduSpaces as an institutional platform to support e-portfolios Dr Wolfgang Greller University of Klagenfurt Austria Duisburg, 29 March 2007
  2. 2. Learners <ul><li>are not only consumers… </li></ul><ul><li>are producers of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>develop competences </li></ul><ul><li>have stories to tell </li></ul><ul><li>are networked </li></ul><ul><li>engage in activities </li></ul><ul><li>are increasingly web literate </li></ul><ul><li>manage their own learning </li></ul>
  3. 3. PLE Personal Learning Environment A.Chambers (UNSW) 2005
  4. 4. Crossing traditional borders University-managed curriculum Personal learning environment Formal learning Informal learning Knowledge/Qualification Competence/LLL ?
  5. 5. Crossing traditional borders Personal learning environment (Web 2.0) University-managed curriculum MOODLE E-Portfolios ELGG fully managed fully independent
  6. 6. Understanding e-Portfolios <ul><li>Traditional portfolios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Art & Design, Architecture, Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection of artifacts and narratives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emergence of the Social Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection of different roles and memberships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of practice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Embedding of skills and competences in HE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrating prior learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrating employability </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Purpose of e-Portfolios <ul><li>Planning (PDP, career, competences) </li></ul><ul><li>Recording (formal/informal learning, e.g. work-based learning) </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting (progress files, learner diaries, weblogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting (skills, profile, e.g. langs) </li></ul><ul><li>Evidencing (products, achievements, awards) </li></ul><ul><li> Recognition (e.g. APL, gaining a professional license) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Klagenfurt Service Model Reflection = Learning PFs Blogosphere, Logbooks, Progressfiles, PDP Audience = self (others) ELGG (blog) Assets = Presentation PFs Written works, projects, assignments, pieces of code, etc. Audience = others (employers, customers) CMS – file management system ELGG (upload) / Moodle Certification = Assessment PFs Data about the student, diploma supplement, transcripts, electronic certificates stored in institutional databases Audience = other learning providers + employers Secure CMS, SRS ZEUS Personalised support Social networks Audience = friends + community ELGG , flickr , etc. Students sharing Institutions sharing Support service: current & for later reference? Data services: storage, authn, authz, security, encryption, digital signature, etc. Alumni services: added personal serv.: Skype, IM, address book, calendar, friends reunited, etc. AGGREGATOR ELGG
  9. 9. EduSpaces - Support Entry Phase (reflection, PDP) Learning support (competence dev) Career preparation (presentation) Alumni (LL e-Portfolio)
  10. 10. Eduspaces <ul><li>Main features: </li></ul><ul><li>Learner diaries and narratives (weblogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Social networks (friends, CoPs) </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations (CV, career) </li></ul><ul><li>Content aggregation (knowledge management) </li></ul><ul><li>Personalisation (customisable interface) </li></ul><ul><li>Access control (private, shared, public) </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity with Moodle </li></ul>
  11. 11. Eduspaces
  12. 12. Thank you! <ul><li>Dr Wolfgang Greller </li></ul><ul><li>Head of E-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>University of Klagenfurt </li></ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>