Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training at the Australian National University (ANU), will kick start this year’s Eportfolio Forum Online (Eportforum) on 29 October as the Opening Keynote speaker.
Inger runs and curates professional development workshops and programs for all ANU researchers
Inger is also known as the Thesis Whisperer, where she helps all researchers, particularly PhD students, through her The Thesis Whisperer blog, research, workshops, and more.
Inger’s most recent blog post is about Finding a research job during COVID lockdowns.
At this year’s Eportforum, Inger will share how learning to relax and love LinkedIn helped support her professional identities, and she will share how academics can balance the need for self promotion with the desire for privacy.
There are multiple registration options:
- Half day – morning or afternoon session on either 29 or 30 October
- One day – either 29 or 30 October
- Two days – 29 & 30 October
2020 Eportforum Online is:
- supported and sponsored Deakin University, Melbourne [Kulin nation])
- sponsored by: The Hacker Exchange, Panopto and Digital Capability
To enquiry about the Forum or to sponsor the 2020 Eportfolio Forum, please contact email@example.com or 0400 732 270.
Free webinar recordings and resources: Portfolios in Professional Programs (in Australian universities)
PebblePad’s Portfolios in Professional Programs series showcases PebblePad’s Australian team’s extensive knowledge with numerous examples of practice in a trio of expert webinars focussed on addressing specific challenges in Midwifery, Teacher and Nursing Education.
Each webinar incorporates authentic, real-world examples of practice and facilitated discussions with guest presenters from seven Australian universities.
There are also detailed summaries of each of the webinars in PDF format.
(Via Alison Poot)
The latest AAEEBL ePortfolio Review now available
The Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) ePortfolio Review publishes articles covering the broad area of ePortfolio use including pedagogy, research, technology, and organizational/administrative issues.
This issue – ePortfolio Platforms – includes articles from our Australian eportfolio community:
- Gary M. Velan & Patsie Polly – Design, Development, and
Implementation of an ePortfolio Platform To Enhance Teaching
Practice and Reward Teaching Excellence in Higher Education
- Muhammad A. Saeed, Kathryn Coleman, Abdul Jabbar, &
Natali Krekeler – Electronic Portfolios for Learning and Teaching in Veterinary Education
Jenny Munday was also the Review Editor of this article: Empowering Students To Articulate Their Narrative: A Ground-up Approach to Starting and Scaling an ePortfolio Program
Consider submitting your own paper here for future editions: https://aaeebl.org/2019/05/21/aepr-call-for-papers/
Some great eportfolio news and resources
Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:
- Preview and test Mahara 20.10 (via Kristina Hoeppner)
- Loyola University Chicago’s Learning Portfolio Program features some of their students’ 2019-2020 Learning Portfolios which support experiential learning
- New Europass e-Portfolio was launched in July 2020 to help Europeans better manage their career and life long learning
Some eportfolio papers:
- Implementing Electronic Portfolios Through Social Media Platforms: Steps and Student Perceptions by David Wicks
- ePortfolio as a Measure of Reflective Practice by Katie Dredger
- Beyond a formative assessment: ePortfolios to promote autonomous, critical and reflective students at Higher Education, a case study by Guillermina Gavaldon