- read "How
do I share my ePortfolio with others?" and
design a poster that you could use to make your learners aware
of the advantages and disadvantages of sharing information that
they might store in their ePortfolio.
Evidencing competency - discuss:
- Self Assessment questionnaire: KeyPal ( 1 )
- Work through
typical 'competency based' questions , identify evidence
that would prove that the learner had developed
do I use my ePortfolio to find a job? and discuss:
might selecting evidence for a presentational ePortfolio
help the learner prepare for an interview or presentational
- How might using a presentational ePortfolio in an interview
or presentational situation help the learner?
The presentation situation
Identify a group of learners that you teach and consider:
- What interview
or presentational situation might require these learners to use a presentational
- What would be the purpose of the interview or presentational
- Would an ePortfolio help the learner either prepare for
the interview or presentational situation or would the ePortfolio be
of use to
them in the interview or presentational
Selecting appropriate evidence for a presentational ePortfolio
in a group work:
- Participants are allocated to groups (2 or 3 in
each group) and issued with a copy of the interview or presentational
situation interview or presentational
situations identified in the activity above:
- Scenario A (University Entrance)
- Scenario B (End of Year Review) OR
- Scenario C (Tutor Review)
- Scenario D (Employment Interview) OR
- Scenario E (Peer Review)OR
- Scenario G ( Teacher Qualification
Interview used for the certification procedure
describe the digital artefacts that are available to the learner.
the groups to identify appropriate evidence for inclusion in
a presentational ePortfolio for
described in the
- Ask groups to feedback to the whole group focusing
o The digital artefacts that they have selected
o Why they thought the selected digital artefacts were appropriate
o Any missing evidence they have identified
o Any inappropriate formats they have identified
Possible interview or presentational situations - discuss:
- If your
learners were using ePortfolio , what opportunities would they
have to present them to an audience ?
- What are the advantages
and disadvantages of the following audiences:
o Peer group
o Training providers
o University admissions tutors
Read these blog posts:
discuss the questions, and write down any ideas or conclusions
you have made.
- Why is audience important?
- Who could be the audience for each
of these interview or presentational situations?
- Does the audience
influence the style and format of the presentational ePortfolio
that the learner designs?
Preparing learners for an interview or presentational situation
with the following:
- Identify a group of learners in your school,
college or organisation and prepare a briefing document for
your manager explaining why you are going to require
them to present their ePortfolio .
- Identify who the audience would be and
how the interview or presentational situation would be organised.
an assignment or worksheet for your learners, making clear:
o What the purpose of the interview or presentational situation
o What they need to do and how the interview or presentational
situation will be set up.
Make sure that you give them some
hints as to what evidence they might need to present.
Discuss the similarities between the Personal Development Planning
(PDP) process and the ePortfolio process . A presentational ePortfolio
can provide evidence of planning, competency, experiences, reflections
and qualifications. Can the ePortfolio process support the Personal
Development Planning process?
MOSEP Project - http://wiki.mosep.org/Mosep/
The project is managed by the Salzburg
Research Forschungsgesellschaft , if you have any questions or contributions,
please contact the project co-ordinator Wolf