2020 Eportfolio Forum – Call for proposals now open! (+ more)

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce that the ninth Eportfolio Forum will be held on 29-30 October 2020 at Deakin University (Burwood campus) in Melbourne.

This year’s theme is: Digital Identity – Ethics and Experience

The Call for Proposals are now open.  Proposal types include:

  • Short (peer reviewed paper) presentation
  • 20×20 presentation
  • Digitally Interactive Poster
  • Intensive workshop
  • In-depth workshop
  • Facilitate a professional conversation

Call for proposals will close on 18 May 2020.

For more information or to enquiry about presenting at the Forum, please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com

Keynote presenters will be announced shortly.

Previous Eportfolio Forum resources can be found here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/forums/previous-eportfolio-forums/

2020 Eportfolio Webinar series + Blended event > Save the dates

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are also pleased to advise the dates for the 2020 Eportfolio Webinar series – These will both have an international component as we collaborate with our northern hemisphere colleagues:

  • Thursday 28 May – 9.30 am AEST – On the topic of Digital ethics – This webinar will be run in collaboration with AAEEBL
  • Tuesday 11 August – 7.30 pm AEST – On the topic of Employers, employability and eportfoliosThis webinar will be run in collaboration with Eportfolio Ireland

We are also lucky enough to have a blended event planned Tuesday 14 July (4.00-5.00 pm AEST) where you can attend either in person at UNSW, Sydney or via webinar.  Prof Gary Velan will present MyEducation Portfolio.

You can find the resources from past webinars here.

More details and registrations for all of these events will open shortly.

North American Eportfolio Events  

Event 1 – AAEEBL will be holding their Annual Meeting – 21-23 July 2020 at Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City Utah.

This year’s meeting is called Doing It Right: ePortfolios and Ethics, Practices, and Technologies“.

The Call for Proposals close on 27 March – Themes include:

  • the ethical foundations and implications of ePortfolios
  • the design and inclusion of other high-impact pedagogies in large and small-scale ePortfolio implementations
  • the interrelationships among technology, practice, and ethical considerations.

Information sourced via Patsie Polly

You may like to follow what AAEEBL are doing via their Twitter – https://twitter.com/AAEEBLconnect

Event 2 – Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) will be hosting a webinar on 17 March called – “Realizing the Full Potential of ePortfolios: Expanding Beyond a Single Department

Information sourced via a Kristina Hoeppner retweet

Some great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:

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

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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