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EPortfolios and Transition. Dr Helen Boulton, Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator, School of Education Steve Wheelhouse, Employability Co-ordinator, School of Education. ePortfolios Defined. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Welcome: First computing at Schools Event at Nottingham Trent University CAS East Midlands Hub

EPortfolios and Transition

Dr Helen Boulton, Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator, School of Education

Steve Wheelhouse, Employability Co-ordinator, School of Education

1ePortfolios DefinedAn e-portfolio is a purposeful aggregation of digital items ideas, evidence, reflections, feedback etc, which presents a selected audience with evidence of a persons learning and/or ability.(JISC)

SCOPE ProjectSupport, Context, Ownership, Purpose and Engagement

Development of ePortfolios in the School of Education

3ePortfolio in the Transition into EmploymentTDA Funded Research GrantSCOPE Developments Employability model links to Career EDGE, HEARPilot

4eportfolio and the CareerEDGE Model

Career Development LearningExperience (Work & Life)Degree Subject Knowledge, Understanding and SkillsGeneric SkillsEmotional Intelligence5

eportfolio pilotCareerEDGE ModelThe model is not a checklist but broad areas for developmentImportant to record examples of engagement in employability activities in order to show progress and achievement over time. Start from the beginning of the courseWhy?Experiences are easily forgottenDifficulty if recalling examples over past years when trying to find examples of progression when applying for jobsReflections are key from the outset. Method of recording and reflecting on existing skills and experiencestutors will signpost how the course supports employabilityVital to demonstrate progression for personal development

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eportfolio collectionSuggested overview of collection for a three year courseYear 1 collect evidence artefacts, items, images, video, reflections etc.Year 2 continue to collect information but with greater emphasis on reflection of/on progress. Consideration should be given to particular career destinations. Identify key learning needs.Year 3 / Final Year As above but focussing on selecting and presenting appropriate collections for particular audiences. Many employers request examples of progression and key evidence through their recruitment processes

Eportfolio and HEAR?

8Questions?Contact: helen.boulton@ntu.ac.ukstephen.wheelhouse@ntu.ac.uk

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