ePortfolios Pedagogy, Practice and Mahara

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Speaker : Mr Lue Wing Yuen, Max David M. Kennedy, PhD - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Speaker : Mr Lue Wing Yuen, Max David M. Kennedy, PhD

    Project Technical Officer, TLC Director, TLC , Mahara

  • Take five minutes

    Discuss with a neighbour Write down as many types of files you would like your students to use in a portfolio of their work (portfolio)

  • How do you think a portfolio can be used? ?

    Who should have control of the space T or S??

  • What makes an ePortfolio different from print? ?

    What things can you do differently if your students can use text, audio and video??

  • e-portfolios benefit learning most effectively when considered as part of an integrated teaching and learning approach, rather than as a discrete entity.

    Impact of e-portfolios on learning, BECTA I

  • opportunities for both students and teachers to draw out and present e-portfolios at particular times and for particular purposes.

    Impact of e-portfolios on learning, BECTA I

  • e-portfolios make progress and attainment more obvious to both teachers and students, because viewing and revisiting the repository of work reveals development, achievements, strengths and weaknesses Impact of e-portfolios on learning, BECTA II

  • e-portfolio processes and tools for organisation and communication support the learning outcomes of students with a wide range of abilitiesImpact of e-portfolios on learning, BECTA III

  • then likely to be substantial impact on both learning processes and learning outcomes.

    Impact of e-portfolios on learning, BECTA III

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  • Learning Assessment Tangible outcomes The student experience Professional development Competencies Employment Presentation

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  • Motivation Learning Graduate outcomes 21st Century skills 21 Reflection Assessment Higher-order thinking Metacognition Audience, e.g. CV ()


  • Attwell, G. 2005. Recognising learning: Educational and pedagogic issues in ePortfolios /

  • Open source (NZ) (New Zealand ) Integrates with Single sign-on (SSO) with Moodle MoodleSizable community Standards MaHoodle (Mahara+Moodle)

  • Student-centred and controlled Blogs Forums Artifacts text, audio and video possible Groups teacher and student controlled Wall for public and private feedback Feedback Teacher and student Public or private

  • Simple file management Multiple forms of media Internal (e.g., stored locally) () External (e.g. You Tube) (You Tube) Drag-and-drop editing (Views) (Views) Permissions control Open source community

  • Single sign-on (SSO) with Moodle MoodleOR Stand alone

  • OBA evidence writing the blog and/ or views / views speaking Audacity, PowerPoint, mp3 recording Audacity, PowerPoint, mp3 listening audio files (mp3) (mp3) reading interactions with content presenting video capture, YouTube YouTube

  • Management the wall or forums using the skills of students

  • Dont forget the PDF files of procedures? PDF?You can control the grading and tasks Your students will learn very quickly

  • The curriculum and assessment need to be considered carefully before you use a portfolio with studentsYou DO NOT have to be an expert with Mahara!Mahara!The TLC will help


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