Workshops


Email Dr. Helen Barrett for more information about these workshops.

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
          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.  Group approval and/or next steps for finalizing.
         Change Process (small Group/Large Group discussion)
         Implementation, etc.

Electronic Portfolios (2nd day hands-on modeling with GoogleApps 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 GoogleApps 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
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