Call for proposals closes Monday 6 June: 2016 Eportfolio Forum

The call for proposals for the 2016 Eportfolio Forum closes on Monday 6 June so get in quick to submit your proposal.

The 2016 Eportfolio Forum (Eportforum) will be held on 28-29 September 2016 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney.Submissions are being called for:

  • Poster – A0 static presentation which is pinned up at the Forum (both days)
  • Short (peer reviewed paper) presentation – 15 min presentation + 5 min Q&A – published peer reviewed paper on day one (28 Sept)
  • 20×20 presentation  6-7 mins presentation consisting of 20 slides which run for 20 secs each on day one (28 Sept)
  • Short workshop – 40 mins hands-on/interactive session on day two (29 Sept)
  • Facilitate a professional conversation – lead a group discussion around a topic during the ‘Ideas Exchange’ working lunch on day two (29 Sept) – no presentation slides permitted
  • Long workshop – 2.25 hr hands-on/interactive session on day two (29 Sept)

To review the submission themes and/or to submit your proposal go to the 2016 Eportfolio Forum Call for Proposals page.

Please also encourage your colleagues and people in your networks to put in a submission.

Types of eportfolios webinar recording and slides now available

The webinar recording and presentation slides from the Types of eportfolios webinar session hosted by ePortfolios Australia are now available

This webinar was held on Tuesday 24 May 2016.  Presenters included:

  • Kymberley Barbary, Associate Lecturer, La Trobe University
  • Paul Chandler,  Senior Lecturer, Australian Catholic University
  • Terry Young, Learning Technologist, La Trobe University
  • Thomas Bevitt, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy and Practice Education Coordinator, University of Canberra

Our next webinar will be on 25 August 2016 on the topic of “Supporting educators using eportfolios” – so watch this space for more information.

Latest International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP) is now available 

Helen Chen and Tracy Penny Light have joined Eddy Watson as co-executive editors of the International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP).  Peter Doolittle will continue to serve as the senior advisor for IJeP.

The latest issue of IJeP (volume 6, number 1),  a double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access journal,  is now available here:

Manuscripts are being sought for the forthcoming issue of the journal.  The current call for papers can be found at,


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ePortfolios Australia is a professional network which aims to support the use of e-portfolios in Australia and beyond through professional development activities, provision of resources and consultancy services.
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