2018 Eportfolio Forum – Call For Proposals Are Now Open!

The ePortfolios Australia Committee are pleased to announce that the 2018 Eportfolio Forum Call for proposals are now open.

2018 Eportfolio Forum (Eportforum) will be held on 9-10 October 2018 at Griffith University, South Bank Campus, Brisbane. This will be the seventh Eportforum.

A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some ‘hands-on’ experience with using eportfolios, including hearing from our Keynote presenter – Prof Dawn Bennett.

Call for proposals are open until 4 June 2018.

Please contact Allison for more information or any questions regarding the 2018 Eportfolio Forum – 0400 732 270 or eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com

The Developing Role of ePortfolios within the Digital Landscape: A Collaborative International Seminar  

23-25 May 2018 | Dublin City
University, Ireland.*

With proposals received from the UK, USA, Canada, northern and southern Europe and the southern hemisphere, together with plenary contributors from both sides of the Atlantic, this Dublin ePortfolio seminar is shaping up to be truly international.

In addition to plenary contributions this event will include over 40 workshop and discussion sessions, a Gala Reception and a Gala lunch for delegates and others who are accompanying them.

Earlybird booking offer expires on 27 April – https://eportfoliosandmore.wordpress.com/bookings
(Wording adapted from Rob Ward’s post to the https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/epaccoplist)

AePR Call for Papers

Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) ePortfolio Review (AePR) invites you to submit articles and reports covering the broad area of eportfolio use.  AePR publish articles about pedagogy, research, technical, and organizational issues. Their readership includes eportfolio practitioners, administrators and students. Their mission is to serve the needs of the global eportfolio community and promote portfolio learning as a major way to transform higher education.

The AePR is a theme-based journal; therefore, acceptance is competitive. After a paper is accepted for a specific issue, the author(s) is(are) paired with one of our peer reviewers. Papers submitted for a current issue may be considered for a subsequent issue if the editorial board feel it is a better fit for a future theme..

Proposal submissions are due May 1 – Theme: Building Bridges with ePortfolios – https://aaeebl.org/2018/03/13/aepr-call-for-papers/
(Wording adapted from Wende Garrison’s post from https://aaeebl.org/2018/03/13/aepr-call-for-papers/)

Some great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:

  • GET IN QUICK >>> PebbleBash proposals – Go to https://www.pebblebash.co.uk/2018/papers.aspx for information and to submit your proposal. If you are working on a submission and are worried that you cannot make the Friday deadline please email Alison Poot at alison@pebblepad.com.au to negotiate a few extra days. They are looking for as many of the AU/NZ community to be involved as possible at this year’s event (10-12 December 2018 – Lancefield, Victoria) – (via Alison Poot)
  • April Mahara Newsletter (including upcoming Mahara events) is available here (via Kristina Hoeppner): https://mahara.org/artefact/artefact.php?artefact=434837&view=36871
  • Save the Date: May Eportfolio Webinar –  23 May 2018 – 4.30 pm EST – ePortfolio Australia’s first of two Eportfolio webinars will be on Using eportfolios to support WIL placement – Stay tuned for more information shortly

Stay connected all year round – share any eportfolio news or ask questions via the Eportfolio Community of Practice Facebook page.

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About eportfoliosaustralia

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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