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ePortfolio Learning Community      12:30 - 13:30   Tuesday     11/18/2014


Date: 11/18/2014 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Teaching and Learning
Presenter: James Pickering
CLT Host: Loreta Ulmer
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 13 of 16 slots available
Description:

The ePorfolio Learning Community is a gathering of Old Dominion University faculty and practitioners who are currently using an ePortfolio in their curriculum or are interested in using an ePortfolio as a teaching tool in their class. The group is encouraged to share readings with Learning Community members; email them to the Facilitator so there will be enough copies.


At this meeting we will be discussing the many uses of ePorfolios and sharing examples. We will discuss the benefits of designing a course assignment that can either be integrated with other assignments in the course or integrate with other courses that students take. 

Objectives:

09/16/2014 - The ePortfolio Learning Community is a gathering of Old Dominion University faculty and practitioners who are currently using an ePortfolio in their curriculum, or are interested in using an ePortfolio as a teaching tool in their class. After this workshop, participants will have set up an account where they can develop their own ePorfolio.

10/21/2014 - After this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of the use for ePortfolios and will have planned an assignment that could be set up in their ePortfolio.

11/18/2014 - After this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of the use for ePortfolios and will have designed an assignment that they set up in their ePortfolio. Is your assignment truly “integrated,” or is it just an “add-on?” How can you improve it?

Outcomes:

There is a growing interest in the use of ePortfolios as a learning tool at ODU. Research on the use of ePorfolios, along with a difficulty connecting with Millennial Learners has sparked a movement into using the ePorfolios to integrate student learning across curricula. Members of this Learning Community will have an opportunity to try using ePortfolios in their courses.



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