Australian ePortfolio Project (2007-2009)


Background

This project was funded by the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and is a research project undertaken by the following institutions of higher education in Austrailia: Queensland  university of Technology, The University of Melbourne, The University of New England, The University of Wollongong

The project goals were to examine the current state of ePortfolios in the Higher Edcucation Sector in Austrailia and internationally, position Austrailia on the international ePortfolio scence and develop a resources and the establishment of a nation-wide community of practice.

Stages

Stage 1: The overarching aim of the first stage of the Australian ePortfolio Project was to examine the current levels of ePortfolio practice in Australian higher education

High level of interest expressed in the use of ePortfolios in the context of higher education, particularly in terms of the potential to help students become reflective learners

Stage 2: The aims of the second stage of the Australian ePortfolio Project were to focus on building the Australian community of practice through an online forum and through further ePortfolio symposium activities. The report documents the different stages of the research project, including the AeP2 symposium, the ePortfolio Practice Group on the ALTC Exchange and the AeP Toolkit.

Resources

AeP_PS_Report_Final

ePortfolio Toolkit

About Lucas Wright

I work as a learning technology specialist in the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at the University of British Columbia

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