An eportfolio update from Europe webinar – 26 August 2021 (+ more)

2021 Eportfolio Webinar Series – An eportfolio update from Europe – 26 August

We might not be able to go to Europe ourselves this year, so we thought we would bring some of the eportfolio practices and related activities happening in Europe to you via this webinar on Thursday 26 August 2021 – 7.00-8.15 pm Australian EST (Sydney time).

Presentations include:

Click here for more information and to register (please register if you cannot attend but you would like the resources post the webinar).

You can access the resources and recordings from past Eportfolio Webinar Series since 2014 here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/past-events/

Resources available – 2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – Reflecting on how we use feedback in ePortfolios: Are we stuck in a rut?

Resources from the Reflecting on how we use feedback in ePortfolios: Are we stuck in a rut? Eportfolio Virtual Workshop held on 6 July 2021 are available here (recording to come): https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/eportfolio-virtual-workshop/

In this workshop was run by Christine Slade and Shari Bowler from the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation at the University of Queensland and provided an overview of how eportfolios can be used to support feedback uptake and self-regulated learning in learners.  The workshop created a collaboratively developed resource about ways you can incorporate new feedback opportunities in your own practice.

Shut up and eportfolio session (online) – 14 September 2021

Please join us for the last Shut up and eportfolio – Sacred time for your eportfolio session for 2021 on 14 September 2021 – 10.00-11.30 am SYD time being facilitated by: 

  • Marie (Bernie) Fisher, Australian Catholic University
  • Misty Kirby, Global Learning & Teaching Education Leader

It is important if you are advocating eportfolios for student use that you are also an eportfolio practitioner and have personal experience in setting up your own eportfolio or eportfolios for a variety of audiences and purposes, so we encourage you to register for this Shut up and eportfolio session now.

You can find out more about these sessions here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/shut-up-and-eportfolio/

Register now: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) 

Register now for the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) to be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] and online on 20-21 October 2021.

This year’s theme is Thinking and acting differently, and it will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon our previous Forums.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering: 

  • people to attend / facilitate face to face, as well as,
  • attend / facilitate online

The draft Program will be available shortly.

Not sure whether to register face to face or online due to current COVID-19 restrictions?  All face to face registrations will be fully refunded if the Forum cannot go ahead at UNSW in October.

To enquire about this year’s Forum or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other 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

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Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – 6 July + Registrations open 2021 Eportfolio Forum (& more)

2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – 6 July – University of Queensland + Online (Blended)

Join us on Tuesday 6 July 2020 – 4.00-5.30 pm AEST at University of Queensland (St Lucia Campus), Brisbane + Online for the 2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – Reflecting on how we use feedback in ePortfolios: Are we stuck in a rut?. In this workshop. Christine Slade and Shari Bowler from the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation at the University of Queensland will provide a brief overview of how eportfolios can be used to support feedback uptake and self-regulated learning.  

The workshop will include facilitated group discussion about feedback challenges participants are facing, and then provide space in a small group environment to think about how we might incorporate new feedback opportunities in our own practice.

Click here to register for 2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – either Face to face or online.  You can also register for the recording and resources if you cannot attend in either mode.

Registrations are now open: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) 

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) to be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] and online on 20-21 October 2021.

This year’s theme is Thinking and acting differently, and it will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon our previous Forums.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering: 

  • people to attend / facilitate face to face, as well as,
  • attend / facilitate online

The draft Program will be available shortly.

To enquire about this year’s Forum or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

August Eportfolio Webinar – 25 August 2021 – Save the date!

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce that the August Eportfolio Webinar (online) will be held on 25 August 2021 – 7.00-8.15 pm SYD time on the theme of An eportfolio update from Europe. This webinar will involve presentations from people within the European eportfolio community sharing their stories about eportfolio practice -so please get the date for this webinar into your calendar now – more details to follow.

Registrations for this even will open shortly – so watch this space!

Shut up and eportfolio session (online) – 14 September 2021

Please join us for the last Shut up and eportfolio – Sacred time for your eportfolio session for 2021 on 14 September 2021 – 10.00-11.30 am SYD time being facilitated by: 

  • Marie (Bernie) Fisher, Australian Catholic University
  • Misty Kirby, Global Learning & Teaching Education Leader

It is important if you are advocating eportfolios for student use that you are also an eportfolio practitioner and have personal experience in setting up your own eportfolio or eportfolios for a variety of audiences and purposes, so we encourage you to register for this Shut up and eportfolio session now.

You can find out more about these sessions here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/shut-up-and-eportfolio/

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other 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

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Call for proposals close 14 June: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) + more eportfolio news and events

The call for proposals for the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) to be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] and online on 20-21 October 2021 close on 14 June 2021.

This year’s theme is Thinking and acting differently, and it will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon our previous Forumes.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering: 

  • virtual presentation submissions
  • opportunities for people to attend virtually or face to face

Proposal types include:

  • 20×20 presentation
  • Digitally interactive poster
  • Intensive workshop
  • In-depth workshop
  • Facilitate a professional conversation
  • Shortened (peer reviewed paper) presentation

Proposal sub-themes for which the Committee would like proposals to align to include:

  • Being future focussed by reflecting on the past
  • Learning centred learning approaches
  • Quality Assessment
  • Digital learning environments and eportfolios
  • Diversity, inclusion, equity and employability

Those proposals not fitting into these themes should provide an explanation of how the proposal supports the overall event theme of “Thinking and acting differently”.

Not sure about presenting / facilitating in a blended environment eg (presenting / facilitating face to face & online participants at the same time)? Then check out the Call for Proposals page for some helpful hints, and we will be producing more throughout the year and providing individual support during the two days for all presenters/facilitators.

To enquire about this year’s Forum or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – 6 July

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce the 2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – Reflecting on how we use feedback in ePortfolios: Are we stuck in a rut? on Tuesday 6 July 2020 – 4.00-5.30 pm AEST at University of Queensland (St Lucia Campus), Brisbane + Online.In this workshop. Christine Slade and Shari Bowler from the Institute of Teaching and Learning Innovation at the University of Queensland will provide a brief overview of how eportfolios can be used to support feedback uptake and self-regulated learning.  The workshop will include facilitated group discussion about feedback challenges participants are facing, and then provide space in a small group environment to think about how we might incorporate new feedback opportunities in our own practice.

Click here to register for 2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop – Face to face and online.

Shut up and eportfolio session (online) – 14 September 2021

Please join us for the last Shut up and eportfolio – Sacred time for your eportfolio session for 2021 on 14 September 2021 – 10.00-11.30 am SYD time being facilitated by: 

  • Marie (Bernie) Fisher, Australian Catholic University
  • Misty Kirby, Global Learning & Teaching Education Leader


2021 Eportfolio Forum Keynote Speakers  

It is important if you are advocating eportfolios for student use that you are also an eportfolio practitioner and have personal experience in setting up your own eportfolio or eportfolios for a variety of audiences and purposes, so we encourage you to register for our first Shut up and eportfolio session now.

You can find out more about these sessions here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/shut-up-and-eportfolio/

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee is very excited to announce our 2021 Eportfolio Forum Keynote Speakers:

Click here to find out more about our Keynote speakers.

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other 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

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Call for Eportfolio ‘Pitches’ and ‘Proposals’ (+ more)

Call for Pitches – Get input from our expert Eportfolio Sharks

Are you looking for some input into:

  • a new idea for using eportfolios?
  • for improving your existing work with eportfolio practice? and/or
  • a proposals about something completely new or different in eportfolio practice?

Well, here’s your chance at the 2021 Eportfolio Shark Tank happening on 25 May from 9.30-10.45 am AEST.

Eportfolio Shark Tank is based on the popular Shark Tank show, where ‘contestants’ will make a Shark Tank pitch to our three Sharks.

Each ‘contestant’ can either be an individual person or a small group of people.

This pitch will be a live, online 3 minute presentation, plus information provided by the contestants to be displayed on a single presentation slide.Our three expert Eportfolio Sharks, who are expert eportfolio implementers, will then provide contestants with feedback on their pitch, and provide insights on how the contestant’s idea or request can be actioned or improved.

Eportfolio Shark Tank attendees will also be invited to offer their thoughts and ideas on contestants’ pitchers.

We currently have two pitches, which you can view on the link below, and we are seeking two more for this event.

To find out more and/or to propose a ‘pitch’ go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/eportfolio-shark-tank/

Don’t want to pitch? Please register to be an attendee here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/2021-eportfolio-shark-tank-tickets-152299659381 – Can’t attend at this time – register to get the recording.

 

Call for proposals close 14 June: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) 

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee is also calling for proposals for the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) to be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] and online on 20-21 October 2021.

This year’s theme is Thinking and acting differently, and it will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon our previous Forumes.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering: 

  • virtual presentation submissions
  • opportunities for people to attend virtually or face to face

Call for proposals will close on 14 June.

Proposal types include:

  • 20×20 presentation
  • Digitally interactive poster
  • Intensive workshop
  • In-depth workshop
  • Facilitate a professional conversation
  • Shortened (peer reviewed paper) presentation

Proposal sub-themes for which the Committee would like proposals to align to include:

  • Being future focussed by reflecting on the past
  • Learning centred learning approaches
  • Quality Assessment
  • Digital learning environments and eportfolios
  • Diversity, inclusion, equity and employability

Those proposals not fitting into these themes should provide an explanation of how the proposal supports the overall event theme of “Thinking and acting differently”.

Not sure about presenting / facilitating in a blended environment eg (presenting / facilitating face to face & online participants at the same time)? Then check out the Call for Proposals page for some helpful hints, and we will be producing more throughout the year and providing individual support during the two days for all presenters/facilitators.

To enquire about this year’s Forum or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.
 

2021 Eportfolio Forum Keynote Speakers  

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee is very excited to announce our 2021 Eportfolio Forum Keynote Speakers:

Bill Wisser
Serge Ravet

Click here to find out more about our Keynote speakers.

Other great Eportfolios Community of Practice activities to get involved in

Here are some other great Eportfolios Community of Practice activities to get involved in:

Please share with us your eportfolio activities so we can share them with the rest of the Eportfolio Community – eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers:

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

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Join our first ‘Shut up and eportfolio’ session – 27 April (+ more)

Join our first ‘Shut up and eportfolio’ session – 27 April 

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce the commencement of Shut up and eportfolio – Sacred time for your eportfolio sessions for 2021:

  • 27 April – 4.00-5.30 pm SYD time – facilitated by Sandra Stewart, Charles Sturt University
  • 9 June 2021 – 12.30-2.00 pm SYD time – Marlene Daicopoulos, Griffith University
  • Date and facilitator for September 2021 TBC

It is important if you are advocating eportfolios for student use that you are also an eportfolio practitioner and have personal experience in setting up your own eportfolio or eportfolios for a variety of audiences and purposes, so we encourage you to register for our first Shut up and eportfolio session now.

You can find out more about these sessions here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/shut-up-and-eportfolio/
 

Call for proposals: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) – 20-21 October 2021, UNSW Sydney  

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are also very excited that the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) will be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] and online on 20-21 October 2021.

This year’s theme is Thinking and acting differently, and it will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering: 

  • virtual presentation submissions
  • opportunities for people to attend virtually or face to face

Call for proposals are now open, and will close on 14 June.

Proposal types include:

  • 20×20 presentation
  • Digitally interactive poster
  • Intensive workshop
  • In-depth workshop
  • Facilitate a professional conversation
  • Shortened (peer reviewed paper) presentation

Proposal sub-themes for which the Committee would like proposals to align to include:

  • Being future focussed by reflecting on the past
  • Learning centred learning approaches
  • Quality Assessment
  • Digital learning environments and eportfolios
  • Diversity, inclusion, equity and employability

Those proposals not fitting into these themes should provide an explanation of how the proposal supports the overall event theme of “Thinking and acting differently”.

Not sure about presenting / facilitating in a blended environment eg (presenting / facilitating face to face & online participants at the same time)? Then check out the Call for Proposals page for some helpful hints, and we will be producing more throughout the year and providing individual support during the two days for all presenters/facilitators.

To enquire about this year’s Forum or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Eportfolio Community callouts – Presenters, participants and writers  

A number of eportfolio community members are seeking presenters, participants and writers:

ASCILITE Live Webinar – Call for Presenters – Eportfolios for Academic and Professional Staff to evidence their own work

  • The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) is seeking presenters for it ASCILITE Live! Webinar series. The proposed session will emphasise the use of eportolios for both academic and professional staff to evidence their work. Given the impacts of COVID-19 and the major disruption to the higher education sector, the society is interested in obtaining perspectives from both higher education and industry regarding the elements of a successful portfolio and ways in which academic and professional staff can evidence their accomplishments. Interested presenters may contact David Bruce Porter at davport@uow.edu.au or at 02 4221 5212 to express interest or to discuss further the topic and what is required.

Online Equity Conference (USA) – Call for Presenters and participants

  • Peralta Community College District’s Online Equity Team will be hosting the first Online Equity Conference from April 21 to April 23, 2021. They welcome equity-minded students, educators, staff and leaders who represent colleges, universities, non-profit organizations and vendors from all around the world. Their goals are 1) to increase the visibility of all efforts to increase learning equity in higher education and 2) to bring together institutions that want to share and adopt equitable practices for all online students globally.
  • REGISTRATION: Please register via our online form. Conference participation will be FREE to make it accessible for everyone. Sessions will be spread throughout the day and recorded to accommodate busy schedules and global time zones. All you need to do is sign up!
  • CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline: EOD 3/19/21): You may also propose a session for the conference – either a 45 min live Zoom session or 5-10 min recorded Zoom poster session. Our conference will include three types of activities to mirror the scaffolded learning process from Peralta’s Online Equity Training:
  • Day 1 – LEARN – Propose a live or recorded PRESENTATION to share an equity strategy or equity initiative
  • Day 2 – ANALYZE – Propose a live or asynchronous DISCUSSION about an equity topic
  • Day 3 – BUILD – Propose a live WORKSHOP focused on increasing equity in our classes
  • Please spread the word in your communities and networks. Feel free to contact us with any questions at equity@peralta.edu. We look forward to seeing you in April!

Call for writers – Eportfolio Book Chapter

  • Muhammad Mushfiqur Rahman, Assistant Professor, Department of English at Noakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh is inviting people to publish a chapter in the proposed title of the proposed book: e-Portfolio and English Language Education: Research and Practices in Tertiary EducationDetails are available in this document.
  • They hope your research and expertise in the said topic would be a great contribution to e-Portfolio and English Language Education. 
  • The deadline is flexible for you up to 25 March 2021 
  • Please feel free to invite/inform your colleagues and friends to also contribute 

Meet another ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee Member

John McInterney has been a ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee member since 2017, and has been a strong advocate for eportfolio practice in his Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. 


To learn more about the other Organising Committee members, go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/organising-committee/ 

To become or to enquire about being an ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee member – please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers:

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

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2020 Eportfolio Forum Online: Resources + More

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to share with you the amazing resources from the 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online:

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee would like to thank:

To enquire about this year’s Forum or to be involved or sponsor the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended), please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Save the date: 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended) – 20-21 October 2021, UNSW Sydney  

We are very excited to share with you that the 2021 Eportfolio Forum will be held at UNSW Sydney, Kensington campus [Eora nation] on 20-21 October 2021.

This will be the 10th Eportfolio Forum – so there will be lots of reasons to celebrate and reflect back upon.

We will also be operating in a blended mode by offering:

  • virtual presentation submissions
  • opportunities for people to attend virtually or face to face

Please put these dates into your diary as we would love to have you join us again in 2021, whether that be in person or online.

Other 2021 Eportfolio Community of Practice activities

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee have already started considering other 2021 Eportfolio Community of Practice activities, including:

  • Webinars
  • Virtual Workshop
  • Shut up and eportfolio sessions
  • Research Co-Lab
  • Connecting the community through Microsoft Teams

If you have any suggested topics or if you would to help shape our activities for 2021 as a Committee Member, please contact us:

New Issue – International Journal of ePortfolio Available – IJeP 10(1)  

A latest issue of the International Journal of ePortfolio (IJeP), a double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access journal, is now available online at http://www.theijep.com/current.cfm

Volume 10, Number 1 of IJeP includes:

Instructional Articles
Reflecting, Integrating, and Communicating Knowledge Through ePortfolios to Increase Civic and Scientific Literacy
Theresa Conefrey, Santa Clara University
Davida Smyth, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School

Graduate Students’ Perceptions of Factors that Contributed to ePortfolios Persistence Beyond the Program of Study 
Tilisa Thibodeaux, Lamar University
Dwayne Harapnuik, Lamar University
Cynthia Cummings, Lamar University
Jackson Dolce, Lamar University

Assessment Article
Metacognitive Matters: Assessing the High-Impact Practice of a General Education Capstone ePortfolio 
Jeffrey J. Kohler II, University at Buffalo
Carol Van Zile-Tamsen, University at Buffalo

Book Review
Review: ePortfolio as Curriculum: Models and Practices for Developing Students’ ePortfolio Literacy (Stylus, 2019)
Erin Horan, American University

Call for submission: Mahara Newsletter – January 2021  

The next Mahara Newsletter will be published on 1 January 2021, and Mahara would like to hear from you about what you are doing with Mahara.

Mahara would like to invite everybody to submit a short story / article / announcement about:

  • your portfolio use (at your institution)
  • example portfolios
  • tips, tricks
  • plugin development
  • other development activities you are involved in
  • groups you are organising upcoming conferences / events on Mahara
  • recap of a conference / user group meeting

The contribution – It will be best if your text is up to 150 words long. Ideally, this will be a summary or the first paragraph of a blog post / announcement etc. that is available elsewhere online so that a longer text can be linked. If your text is only about 150 words long and does not include a link to a longer text, that is fine as well.

It can be a previously published text as long that is OK with the original source.

You can submit your text in a language other than English. However, it will have to be accompanied by an English summary so that those who don’t speak your language can get the gist of it.

If you want to see what others have written so far, please go to the Newsletter.

The deadline: Please send your contributions to newsletter@mahara.org latest by 22 December 2020.
(via Kristina Hoeppner)

Meet some more ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee Members

Meet Professor Patsie Polly who has been one of our long time ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee members.

Professor Patsie Polly

Patsie is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy-UK, UNSW
Scientia Education Fellow, Education Focussed Champion and Professor in Pathology, within the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Medicine, UNSW Sydney.

Patsie will be our key contact at UNSW Sydney who will be hosting the 2021 Eportfolio Forum (Blended).

Also meet Allison Miller, one of the co-founders of ePortfolios Australia since its inception in 2010.

Allison Miller

Allison Miller is the Director and Lead Consultant of Digital Capability, an organisation which specialises in cutting edge online learning and online business strategies and solutions.

To learn more about the other Organising Committee members, go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/organising-committee/

To become or to enquire about being an ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee member – please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers:

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

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Last chance to register: 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online

2020 Eportfolio Forum

#eportforum

Digital Identity – Ethics and Experience
29-30 October 2019
Online (and supported by Deakin University, Melbourne [Kulin nation])

Register now to attended the ninth Eportfolio Forum – being held online this year.

This event will showcase eportfolio practice in Australia and beyond through a variety of interactive session types on 29-30 October.

Presentations, Workshops and Facilitated Conversations at this year’s Forum address themes such as:
  • Digital ethics and digital literacy
  • Sustainability, ongoing practice and well-being
  • Collaboration and research
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Career, employability and Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Our keynote speakers include:

  • Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training, Australian National University who will share how we learned to relax and love Linkedin (29 October)
  • Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder @ Hacker Exchange who will speak about Entrepreneurship: The Ultimate Digital Identity (30 October)
You can view the Full program, Book of Abstracts and the eBook of Shortened Peer Reviewed Papers here:
https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/forums/2020-eportfolio-forum-home-page/2020-eportfolio-forum-program/

Attendance Options include:

  • Both days – 29 & 30 October starting from $40
  • One day – 29 October or 30 October starting from $22
  • Half day – morning or afternoon on 29 October and/or 30 October starting from $12
All registrants will receive:
  • Virtual Conference Bag full of excellent resources and special offers
  • a ticket to our Virtual Networking and Special Presentation by Eportfolio Ireland on Thursday 29 October from 4.45-6.15 pm.

Please let us know if you need any other information – otherwise we hope to see you at this year’s Forum!

For more information:

Contact Allison Miller:
Call: 0400 732 270
Email: eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com
Website: eportfoliosaustralia.com.au

Thank you on behalf of the
ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee

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Authenticity as the ultimate digital identity – Jeanette Cheah, Hacker Exchange – 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online Closing speaker (+ more)

Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder @ Hacker Exchange will present at this year’s Eportfolio Forum Online (Eportforum) on 30 October as the Closing Keynote speaker.

Jeanette has spent many years working with corporate Australia before co-founding Hacker Exchange, a tertiary-accredited entrepreneurship program connecting the next generation of leaders to global innovation cities.

Image of Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder @Hacker Exchange

Jeanette is also a renowned speaker at corporate, start-up community and educational events around the world.

Click here to view this video of Jeanette putting out her challenge to you to use authenticity as the ultimate digital identity.

At this year’s Eportforum, Jeanette will show you why she’s so excited about our future leaders, how innovation thinking can create the ultimate digital identity and how starting a start-up could ironically lead to a dream job.To learn more about this year’s Forum:

There are multiple registration options, including discounted pricing for low income / economic hardship and full-time students, starting at just $12 for a half-day session.

To find out more about registering go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/forums/2020-eportfolio-forum-home-page/2020-eportfolio-forum-registration/

2020 Eportforum Online is:

To enquire about the Forum or to sponsor the 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online, please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

 

Introduction to the ePortfolio system Mahara  

Want to know more about Mahara’s capabilities, then check out this upcoming ‘Introduction to Mahara’ session.

It is an one-hour free online event offered over three separate sessions on 28 October or 5 November to make it possible for people from different time zones to attend.

Register for one of the intro sessions https://introduction-to-mahara.lilregie.com/ to secure your spot.

If you are in Wellington, New Zealand, you can register for a free face-to-face event https://www.catalyst.net.nz/training/course/introduction-eportfolio-system-mahara-wellington (current COVID-19 alert level in Wellington permitting) on 22 October 2020.
(Via Kristina Hoeppner)

Meet another ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee Member

Meet Dr Leanne Ngo who is one of our long time ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee members.

Image of Dr Leanne Ngo, Deakin University

Leanne is the Director of Teaching and Learning Innovations in the Department of Learning Innovations in the Faculty of Business and Law at Deakin University.

Leanne has been integral to Deakin University supporting and sponsoring this year’s Eportforum.

To learn more about the other Organising Committee members, go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/organising-committee/

To become or to enquire about being an ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee member – please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

 

Some other great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this other great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers:

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

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Learn to love LinkedIn with Inger Mewburn at this year’s Eportfolio Forum (+ more)

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.

You can:

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

To register go to: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/forums/2020-eportfolio-forum-home-page/2020-eportfolio-forum-registration/

2020 Eportforum Online is:

To enquiry about the Forum or to sponsor the 2020 Eportfolio Forum, please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.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/
(Via @AAEEBLconnect)

Some great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers:

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

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Amazing Keynotes for 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online – Register now (+ more)

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce two amazing keynote speakers for 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online happening on 29-30 October:

Opening Keynote speaker – Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training, Australian National University will share her 10 years’ experience of blogging and social media and how this practice helped to create a digital footprint that supports a professional identity across multiple platforms.


Closing Keynote speaker – Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder @ Hacker Exchange will share insights from working with thousands of student entrepreneurs in innovation hubs like Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, Singapore and beyond, and how innovation thinking can create the ultimate digital identity.Registrations are now opened – with great value:

  • Participants – $35 for a half day pass, $60 for one day or $100 for both days
  • Presenters – $25 for a half day pass, $45 for one day or $80 for both days
  • Full time students – $12 for a half day pass, $22 for one day or $40 for both days

ALL REGISTRATIONS receive a Free Virtual Networking and Special Presentation ticket for Thursday 29 October – 4.45-6.15 pm

You can download a copy of the Two Day Program here.

To enquiry about the Forum or to sponsor the 2020 Eportfolio Forum, please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Free webinar resources: Employers, employability and eportfolios  

The resources are now available from our last webinar for 2020, hosted in collaboration with Eportfolio Ireland on the topic of Employers, employability and eportfolios.

Topics and presenters included:

Australia – Beyond the Resume – Using eportfolios for demonstrating skills and gaining employment in learning design in Australia higher education:

  • Kate Mitchell
  • Tom Cotton
  • Dr Suneeti Rekhari

Eportfolio Ireland – Snapshots of eportfolio in practice to support employability and professional learning in Ireland:

  • Lisa Donaldson
  • Karen Buckley
  • Orna Farrell
  • Tom Farrelly

Past webinar resources can be found here: https://eportfoliosaustralia.wordpress.com/other-events/past-events/

Great eportfolio resources from Eportfolio Ireland

Meet two more ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee members

To become or to enquire about being an ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee – please contact eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270.

Some great eportfolio news and resources

Check out this great eportfolio news and resources:

Some eportfolio papers by:

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

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