Linking learning to employability through ePortfolios

Beth Gordon, Roger Emery, Kristina Hoeppner, Patsie Polly, Sibylle Würz

Presentation: Creative Commons BY-­SA 3.0
AAEEBL Annual Conference ‧ Boston ‧ 28 July 2015

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Recording

https://youtu.be/00fxEHJ7Am0

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Beth Gordon @bklingner

Pace University, U.S.A.

Used with permission from Pace University

Pace Path

https://eportfolio.pace.edu/view/view.php?id=159378

  • Define your identity
  • Express academic, business and personal strengths
  • Develop a profile of outstanding achievements
  • Meet new contacts
  • Expand your network
  • Promote essential skills
  • Increase your sphere of influence

ePortfolio and LinkedIn

LinkedIn and the LinkedIn logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of LinkedIn Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.

https://thenounproject.com/term/arrows/41698/

Used with permission from Amber Jones

Alumni access

https://thenounproject.com/term/student/35777/ and https://thenounproject.com/term/student/35778/

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Patsie Polly @polly_patsie

University of New South Wales, AU

Used with permission from Patsie Polly

Global
citizen

Scholars

Leaders

Professionals

Skills and self-directed learning

Priorities for graduates

UNSW, Strategic Intent, 2013

Alignment in the Medical Sciences

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Medical research internship in other disciplines

Professional
readiness

Career
awareness

Research
skills building

Transverse, cross-context and cross-discipline

Longitudinal, program-wide use of ePortfolio

Becoming an independent learner

1
2
3
1
2
3

Course feedback

Awareness of professional practice

Identification of career-specific skill

http://youtu.be/Nkv7kJww-AI

ePortfolio as
reflective tool

Graduate employability

+

assessment tasks for
authentic skill building

=

improve

student capabilities

Acknowledgements

UNSW

  • Julian Cox
  • Thomas Fath
  • Renate Griffith
  • Nicole Jones
  • John Power
  • Thuan Thai
  • Jia-Lin Yang

UNSW / Deakin University / Open Universities Australia

Kathryn Coleman

PATH3205

  • Ronny Schneider, 2012
  • Gabriella Lay, 2013
  • Claire Feather, 2015

Mahara pilot (LNT seed funding)

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Roger Emery @SolentRoger

Southampton Solent University, UK

Used with permission from Southampton Solent University

http://youtu.be/eU-MiN15mcA

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Sibylle Würz @edunista

WomenComputerCenterBerlin, DE

Used with permission from the FCZB

Content & Social Media Management

Social media
tools

Reflection

Topics

Central LMS

Used with permission from Kathrin Schottstädt

Used with permission

Accepting ePortfolios

http://www.flickr.com/photos/leo-gruebler/6347903993/

Contacts

FrauenComputerZentrumBerlin (FCZB) (WomenComputerCenterBerlin)

     Sibylle Würz: wuerz@fczb.de ‧ @edunista

Pace University

     Beth Gordon: bgordon@pace.edu ‧ @bklingner

Southampton Solent University

     Roger Emery: Roger.Emery@solent.ac.uk ‧ @SolentRoger

University of New South Wales

     Patsie Polly: patsie.polly@unsw.edu.au ‧ @polly_patsie

Catalyst IT

     Kristina Hoeppner: kristina@catalyst.net.nz ‧ @anitsirk

Linking learning to employability through ePortfolios

By Kristina Hoeppner

Linking learning to employability through ePortfolios

Panel presentation at the AAEEBL 2015 conference in Boston on 28 July 2015. Panelists include Beth Gordon (Pace University, New York, U.S.A.), Patsie Polly (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia), Roger Emery (Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK) and Sibylle Würz (FrauenComputerZentrum Berlin, Germany). Moderator was Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst IT, Wellington, New Zealand).

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