2014 Eportfolio Forum Call for Proposals

2014 Eportfolio Forum

Moving forward

2 October 2014

La Trobe University, Bundoora Campus, Melbourne, Victoria

together with Pre-Forum Workshops on 1 October 2014

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The call for proposals for the 2014 Eportfolio Forum and Workshops is now closed.  For more information contact: eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com

Submissions available were:

  • poster (A0 static presentation which is pinned up at the Forum)
  • 20×20 presentation (6-7 mins presentation made up of 20 slides x 20 secs)
  • short workshop (45 mins hands-on/interactive session)
  • facilitate a professional conversation (lead a 20 min group discussion around a topic)

at the 2014 Eportfolio Forum on 2 October at La Trobe University


Running a half-day, hands-on workshop on 1 October at La Trobe University (computer labs available)

Call for proposal timeline:

  •     Monday 1 April – Open call for proposals
  •     Monday 19 May – Close call for proposals
  •     Tuesday 10 June – Notify outcome of call for proposal submissions

Proposal themes:

Proposals follow one or more of the following themes:

Eportfolio use in formal education
ie presentations about using e-portfolios within formal education and training, for example:

  • Learning and assessment
  • Self-directed learning
  • Reflective thinking
  • Tracking learner development / progress / parent communication
  • Professional placement and/or students on practicum (ie WIL, work experience/work placement)
  • Communication around practicum – student, educator, supervisor
  • Recognition of prior learning / skills recognition / credit
  • Badges
  • Tracking student progress course-wide

Eportfolio use beyond formal education
ie presentations about using e-portfolios in non-formal education and training, for example:

  • Gaining employment, for example: demonstrating graduate capabilities etc
  • In the workplace, for example: managing professional development / performance appraisals etc
  • Continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Accreditation or demonstrating professional standards
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Alumni and institutional programs

Eportfolio use from the user’s or learner’s perspective

  • Student/User stories – how are they actually using an eportfolio?
  • Staff – how are they using eportfolios to support their professional/on-going learning
  • Frameworks for developing critical reflection
  • Professional eportfolios / showcase eportfolios
  • Tips and tricks on supporting / helping eportfolios users
  • Helping users move their eportfolio from one system to another
  • Student mentor programs
  • Careers programs
  • Eportfolios for research projects

Eportfolio learning design and implementation

  • Holistic course design to incorporate eportfolios
  • Continual use across a course
  • Assessing eportfolios
  • Selecting and implementing eportfolio systems
  • ePortfolio as process – technology independent
  • Reflection Models

Proposals not falling under these sub-themes could have been submitted for consideration, but should justify how the proposal complements the main theme of ‘Moving Forward’.

For more information:

eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or (+61) 0400 732 270

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