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Online Workshops

Use Internet-based technologies to receive a live presentation: an economical way to receive the benefit of Dr. Barrett's expertise (no travel costs).
Average length of presentation including introduction, discussion, Q&A:  60-90  minutes.

*First "awareness" workshop in a school is free. One guest lecture in a college class per semester is free. There will be a fee for a follow-up ongoing online professional development class, as offered in the past.

Content of Workshop:
Portfolios:
What are they? How are they used in K12 schools?
Why use portfolios?
How are they used in assessment?
(and what kind of assessment?)
Electronic Portfolios:
What are they?
Definitions, Process and Product
Technology
(Tool Choices, Planning Issues)
PLUS lots of opportunities for questions

Higher Education F2F* Workshops

Electronic Portfolios (1 day awareness session)

9:00 – 12:00 ePortfolios and their role in Higher Education
          Important factors for implementing ePortfolios: purpose and audience, process and product, learning and accountability
          Creating the Action Plan- Curricular and Technological Considerations
          What are the issues that need to be addressed?
 
1:00 – 4:00  The afternoon is more hands-on for a core group to craft a combined vision statement that can be presented to the entire group
         Discussion of Pros and Cons of different ePortfolio structures
         Discussion of ePortfolio Tools Choices
         Vision Statement. (First draft)  Next steps for finalizing.
         Change Process (small Group/Large Group discussion)
         Implementation, etc.

Electronic Portfolios (2nd day hands-on modeling with WordPress tools)

    Portfolio Process
        Collection
        Reflection (Immediate)
        Feedback strategies
        Selection
        Reflection (Retrospective and Prospective)
        Presentation (Product)
        Evaluation strategies

K-12 F2F* workshops

Introduction to ePortfolios (1 day)

9:00 - 12:00    ePortfolios and their role in K-12 Education
             Important factors for implementing ePortfolios
             Creating the Action Plan- Curricular and Technological Considerations
             What are the issues that need to be addressed?

1:00 - 4:00    Levels of Electronic Portfolio Implementation
        Collection (ePortfolio as Storage)
        Collection + Reflection

Electronic Portfolios (2nd day hands-on modeling with EduBlogs or WordPress tools)

    Portfolio Process
        Collection
        Reflection (Immediate)
        Feedback strategies
        Selection
        Reflection (Retrospective and Prospective)
        Presentation (Product)
        Evaluation strategies


*F2F= Face-to-Face, which includes travel from Seattle area

Updated on Sep 15, 2009 by Helen Barrett (Version 6)