Level 3 Quests

Planning Ahead

Remember your
Mission is to: Decide where you will create your e-portfolio
  1. Attend a webinar
  2. Read about e-portfolio tools
  3. Explore the e-portfolio tool/platforms and select one
  4. Listen to voices of E-portfolio practitioners
  5. Participate in a discussion
  6. Gather your resources
  7. Prepare an e-portfolio action plan
  8. Get a mentor
  1. Attend webinars at the Australia e-Series room - this week:
    11am Tuesday August 16: Why and where do you want to create an e-portfolio?  Guest presenters: Mahara & Foliospaces systems  Kristina Hoeppner, NZ; Nayomie Baihn, NSW, AU
    8 pm Wednesday August 17: Guest Presenters: Googlesites - Christine Dix and Carole McCulloch
    Next week:
    11am Tuesday August 23: Guest Presenters: PebblePad e-portfolio system Alison Poot, TAS, AU; Eportfolios in the cloud Jenni Parker and Tara Smith.

  2. Visit the ep california wiki to explore the list of EP systems and explore what practitioners have to say about e-portfolios in the cloud.

  3. Select one or two e-portfolio platform/tool(s) to explore. Select your preferred e-portfolio tool and begin planning your e-portfolio. You may choose a free account from one of our major e-portfolio systems (Mahara, FolioSpaces PebblePad or Digication) or choose something in the cloud (Wikispace, NetVibes, Googlesites). Then post an article in your blog about the reasons for your choice.

  4. Listen to practitioners talk about their experiences with several of the e-portfolio tools/plaftorms in the Radio EpCoP Episode 3.

  5. Participate in focus discussion groups about the selected e-portfolio tool in the Network forum discussion for Topic 3. Where?

  6. Gather useful instructions, videos and other support resources from the Resource Kit to help you as you begin your e-portfolio.

  7. Create an e-portfolio action plan. For help with this, view these instructions and these sample Action Plans

  8. Contact one of the mentors who can help you with your e-portfolio - you may have access to these mentors within the EpCoP MOOC Ning network or the Novice helpline group

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