Tag Archives: ePortfolios

The CAT amongst the pigeons: A reflective framework approach to personalised PD in open, flexible and networked learning

Image via Wikipedia This is an initiative designed by John Clayton and Richard Elliott (Emerging Technologoies Centre). Richard Elliott started the session by asking the question “is there a difference between education and training?”. He then used the scenario – … Continue reading

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Interested in ePortfolios? The International Journal of ePortfolio

The International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP) is described as “a double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access journal freely available online”. Subscriptions and fees are not required to access this journal; however, readers desiring hardcopies of issues can order them online. The mission … Continue reading

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Webquests and ePortfolios – both free :-)

The following resources were recommended by a member of another online community, John Oliver. This Webquest site looks great. There are Webquests created and shared by educators from around the world, and covering a heap of different disciplines (geography, economics, … Continue reading

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The importance of choice: Reflections on ePortfolios

[blip.tv ?posts_id=4932846&dest=-1] Although this video shows students and teachers in a tertiary environment, much of what they say is applicable to any learner, in pretty much any circumstance. The footage (taken on a mobile device) features students and teachers who … Continue reading

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A possible starting point for thinking about designing online courses

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrThis presentation has been designed as a starting point for anyone thinking about online learning. It’s a very brief overview that looks at some of the outcomes and interactions that might be desired, along with a … Continue reading

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An uneasy dichotomy? How are ePortfolios being used in education?

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrTrent Batson, executive director of The Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL), provides an initial summary on the current status of global portfolios in his article: “Review of Portfolios in Higher Education: A Flowering … Continue reading

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Listening to Student Voice: Thinking about ways of improving schools

Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr In this Slidecast Nick Rate gives a brief overview of student voice in four areas: student voice in reflections on learning student voice in student led conferences student voice in learning and school design student … Continue reading

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Vocational education and training: Can ICT enhanced learning and teaching help?

The Vocation Education and Training (VET) Sector, for those who are not sure, “prepares trainees for jobs that are based on manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic, and totally related to a specific trade, occupation, or vocation“. In New Zealand … Continue reading

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