With colleagues from the USA and Australia, members of Europortfolio provided global leadership to the international seminar on the theme of  ‘Researching and Evaluating Recording Achievement, Personal Development Planning and e-Portfolio’ held in Plymouth, UK on the 16th and 17th April 2015.  Igor Balaban, Europortfolio co-ordinator, contributed to the introductory plenary session entitled ‘The global e-portfolio research forum:  joining the dots and identifying the gaps,’ and Europortfolio members contributed to several symposia sessions and research reports, including: Eportfolio practices. Janet Strivens, the Centre for Recording Achievement /University of Liverpool, UK. Why doesn’t everyone have an ePortfolio?  Serge Ravet, Europortfolio Project Partner; ADPIOS, France, Igor Balaban, Europortfolio co-ordinator, University of Zagreb and other members of Europortfolio. Technology and employability: Bernard Ertl & Sylvia Grossgasteiger, Danube University Krems, Austria:   Game-...
EPNET y la UOC participan en el Seminario “Researching and Evaluating Recording Achievement, Personal Development Planning and e-Portfolio”
El pasado 15 de Abril se celebró en la Universidad de Plymouth (Inglaterra) el quinto meeting interno del proyecto EPNET. En él asistieron la profesora Lourdes Guàrdia i el ayudante de investigación Ivan Alsina, miembros del grupo de investigación Edul@b de la UOC y del Capítulo Español de Europortfolio.Después de la reunión, los días 16 i 17 de Abril, participaron junto al resto de partners de EPNET en el seminario de investigación Researching and Evaluating Recording Achievement, Personal Development Planning and e-Portfolio. Europortfolio participó en la organización de una sesión de...
University of Toledo Launches Campuswide E-Portfolios
Students at the University of Toledo in Ohio now can create online identities that capture their educational experience, thanks to a campuswide e-portfolio rollout. The institution signed an enterprise agreement with online portfolio company Seelio, gaining access to data visualization tools, learning management and student information system integrations, a dedicated UT community on Seelio, as well as dedicated service support for portfolio implementation across all colleges. "The University of Toledo prepares students for successful careers with engaging classroom and experiential learning...
The Open University launches Badged Open Courses
The Open University (OU) is building on years of knowledge, experience and research into Open Educational Resources (OER) with its release of innovative new free Badged Open Courses (BOCs). These have been developed in response to the needs of informal learners who are seeking access to study skills and to have their learning recognised.“We have listened to the changing needs and requirements of our informal learners using our open platforms” says The OU’s Open Media Unit Director, Andrew Law. “Badged Open Courses will complement The OU’s extensive and growing portfolio of OER on OpenLearn...
Thinking Beyond Me-Portfolios
The use of ePortfolios is growing. That is incontestable. However, most ePortfolio practice is still concentrated on portfolios about the author, rather than portfolios about activities, projects and placements: process based portfolios. This workshop explored 5 categories of process portfolios, discussing how they provide rich evidence for me-portfolios and provided valuable opportunities for portfolio rehearsal. Download the powerpoint here http://www.recordingachievement.org/images/pdfs/SEMINARS/dh.ppt
Learning Plans and e-portfolios in the new Integrated Engineering Programme
UCL’s Faculty of Engineering Sciences is radically overhauling its undergraduate curriculum, explicitly incorporating professional development via reflective practice using a suite of online tools for students to develop intentional learning plans and log progress under the guidance of personal tutors and others. This workshop gave an early review of this new programme and sought peer input. Read more about this workshop here http://www.recordingachievement.org/news-and-events/events/post-event-re...