2015 Eportfolio Forum Call for Proposals

2015 Eportfolio Forum and Workshops

Standing out from the crowd

30-September – 1 October 2015

Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus

HomeCall for ProposalsProgramRegistration – Workshops


The call for proposals for the 2015 Eportfolio Forum and Workshops has now closed.  For more information contact: eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or 0400 732 270

Submissions were for:

  • poster (A0 static presentation which is pinned up at the Forum)
  • 20×20 presentation (6-7 mins presentation consisting of 20 slides which run for 20 secs each)
  • short workshop (45 mins hands-on/interactive session)
  • facilitate a professional conversation (lead a 20 min round-table group discussion around a topic – no presentation slides permitted)

at the 2015 Eportfolio Forum on 30 September  at Edith Cowan University


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

Call for proposal timeline:

  •     Week beginning 20 April – Open call for proposals
  •     Week beginning 1 June – Close call for proposals
  •     Week beginning 15 June – Notify outcome of call for proposal submissions

Proposal themes:

Proposals should fit into one or more of the following themes.  Those proposals not fitting into these themes should provide an explanation of how the proposal supports the overall event theme of “Standing out from the crows”.

Employability in a changing world – extending capabilities

  • Showcasing job readiness, capabilities and experiences
  • Pathways, capstones and graduate readiness
  • Developing and maintaining your employability
  • Linking course outcomes to future employment
  • Scaffolding transitions between study and employment
  • Reaching employers with evidence
  • Eportfolio practices to support employment skills
  • Work Integrated Learning

Supporting difference / Supporting everyone’s learning needs

  • Evidence based learning
  • Portfolios and pedagogy
  • Personal / Individualised learning
  • Portfolios and credentials: RPL, PLAR and new models of credentials in learning
  • Students recognising their own abilities and what they have learnt
  • Disciplinary differences: Learning to see through the lens of learning in your portfolio
  • Evidence and credentialing

Personal and professional growth beyond formal study

  • Ongoing and continuous professional development
  • Eportfolios supporting professional capabilities
  • Eportfolios for profiling standards
  • Meeting professional standards and/or competencies
  • Digital career portfolios
  • Eportfolios for ‘lifelong learning’

Exploiting eportfolios to find your point of difference

  • Empowering people to develop a point of difference
  • Showcasing your point of difference
  • Embracing all skills and talents
  • What’s in it for me? Marketing your Personal/Professional Brand
  • Innovative ideas and creative use of eportfolios

Portfolios, Pedagogy and Disruption Portfolios and Open Digital Badges 

  • Re-imagining assessment: Portfolios and learning evidence
  • Instagram, LinkedIn etc and Social pedagogy
  • Mobile capture of learning: portfolios and social media
  • Who needs a platform? Digital portfolios for new learning
  • Evidence based badge claims: Recognising skills, achievements and knowledge in portfolios
  • Making your mark: Harnessing the pedagogy of portfolio

For more information:

eportfoliosaustralia@gmail.com or (+61) 0400 732 270 or subscribe to receive regular updates.

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