Eportfolio Virtual Workshop

2021 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop (Blended)

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?

Tuesday 6 July 2020 – 4.00-5.30 pm AEST

University of Queensland (St Lucia Campus), Brisbane + Online


Please register if you cannot attend but would like to receive the recording

In this workshop. Christine Slade and Shari Bowker 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.

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Christine contributes to UQ’s priorities in assessment and academic integrity, with leadership responsibilities in the implementation of the University’s first Academic Integrity Action Plan, membership of the UQ Assessment Sub-Committee and Chair of the UQ Assessment Working Party. She was a member of the TEQSA-funded team of experts who delivered national academic integrity workshops, under the leadership of Professor Tracey Bretag, and the accompanying toolkit of resources.

Christine holds a PhD critiquing institutional capacity to address complex challenges, and a postgraduate qualification in academic practice. In May 2018, Christine was recognised as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK, for sustained strategic impact on teaching and learning at inter/national and institutional levels.

Christine’s research interests include digital pedagogies, assessment and ethics. She is a member of the UQ Digital Health Network sponsored by the Global Change Institute, the organising committee for the Australian ePortfolio Forum and webinars, and the international Association of Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-based Learning Digital Ethics Taskforce. Christine enjoys working with undergraduate students in short-term teaching and learning research projects.

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Shari is an experienced teacher who began working at The University of Queensland in 2011. Shari joined ITaLI in 2019 from the Office of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine.

Shari’s focus on portfolio pedagogies fosters assessment designs for student-driven learning and feedback uptake to encourage the development of reflective, self-regulated learners. She partners with colleagues within ITaLI and Faculties to map out the pedagogical purposes of using ePortfolios to capture students’ educational journeys and professional identity development.  Her student-staff partnerships facilitate collaborative learning of how ePortfolios support digital identities and employability awareness from the student’s point of view.

Shari holds a Bachelor’s of Science and Bachelor’s of Education. She is currently studying an Master’s of Education focusing on inclusive educational practices.


Previous Eportfolio Virtual Workshops:

2020 Eportfolio Virtual Workshop 

The ePortfolios Australia Organising Committee are pleased to announce an new community of practice event – the 2020 Virtual Workshop

To kick start these Virtual Workshops, we will start with:

Design, development and implementation of an ePortfolio platform to recognise and reward teaching excellence in higher education

Tuesday 14 July 2020 – 4.00-5.00 pm AEST


Professor Gary Velan from UNSW Sydney will share how the MyEducation Portfolio is being used to showcase UNSW’s academic staff’s educational achievements to others and to reflect, grow and inspire their education practice.

Professor Gary Velan

Professor Gary Velan

Professor Gary Velan

Professor Gary Velan is an award-winning medical educator at UNSW Sydney. He is currently Senior Vice Dean (Education) in Medicine and co-Director of the UNSW Scientia Education Academy. Gary’s innovations include the introduction of online formative assessments to UNSW and the development of virtual microscopy adaptive tutorials. These improved learning outcomes for students in Medicine and Medical Science at UNSW and beyond. He led the Scientia Education Academy in the development of an ePortfolio to enable educators at UNSW to curate and showcase their teaching achievements. He is internationally recognised for research in medical education, focusing on eLearning, assessment and feedback. For more information, please see https://www.education.unsw.edu.au/teaching-excellence/scientia-education-academy/gary-velan.

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