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  • Kate ColemanAAEEBL ResearcherUNSW

  • Curiouser and Curiouser

    down the rabbit hole

    Here we go!Celebrating the Curious, Creative and Capable Learner at AAEEBL 2012

  • AAEEBL Annual Conference on ePortfolios:Adventures in Wonderland

    Curiouser and curiouser

  • The Emperor's New Clothesthe Emperor has no clothes we can't just tell the good stories, they have the power to change, we need the champions of change, but we lose the opportunity to be able to say the Emperor has no clothes sometimes.

    how do we privilegeassessment? Why do we do eportfolios? Eportfolios are about students learning. They are assessment as learning.

  • So many out-of-the-way things had happened lately, that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.MUGSconnect and reflect as a community of users to evolve an eportfolio together

  • The Rabbit Sends in a Little BillLearning, Knowing, and Reflecting: Literacies for the 21st CenturyThe book based upon connecting three categories of virtue in teaching and learning.1. character is regarded as the development of trustworthiness, sincerity, risk-taking, and courage-perseverance. 2. intellect, encompasses critical thinking, truthfulness, accuracy, open-mindedness, and impartiality. 3. care is predicated upon tolerance, patience,compassion, and sympathetic attention, and sympathetic attention.

  • Now this is what I came here for! My own evidence that this works and should be being used more at home.

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    If you think eportfolios are transformational, why dont you have one?Wende GarrisonOn the eportfolio journey

  • You can't write the wrong thing in reflective writing. You are the authority of your own Experience.

    Reflective writing in medicine, story or narrative writing.

    Write a story of Experience. Through this you find out what you know and remember. Max van maven, "stories are a form of everyday theorizing "Through reflection we bring our espoused values into practice.We can only reflect effectively if we are trying to get out of our own little bubble.

    Why fiction? It's under the mask of fiction that you can tell the truth What we write today is open to change, stories and narrative are fluid. Reflective writing technique-free writing- write anything that comes head into your head for 6 minutes (Coleridge) it enables us to suspend our disbelief. You may write a list, you may not think about it. It's private.

    Use metaphor, If you were weather, what weather would you be now?

    Reflective writing can very - Therapeutic, but we don't need to share it all the time. Writing is different form telling and talking; writing is different because you communicate with that.

    3 stages, Using the voice is private, reading it back, reading it aloud to others, you give it voice. Use of words is vital.For assessment, it's good to follow this process then select from it for the assessment. Short science fiction reflection on the future IntelAdvice from a Caterpillar

  • 'Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?'

    'I don't much care where ' said Alice.

    'But I don't want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked.

    'How do you know I'm mad?' said Alice


    That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat.

    'Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat

    'Oh, you can't help that,' said the Cat: 'we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad.

    'You must be,' said the Cat, 'or you wouldn't have come here.'

  • Career Development Learning and ePortfolios in the Medical Sciences Are we allowed to talk about this?

  • DOTS TextCareer development learning empowers individuals to identify, develop and articulate the skills, qualifications, experiences, attributes and knowledge that will enable them to make an effective transition into their chosen futures, and manage their careers as lifelong learners, with a realistic and positive attitude (Stanbury 2005).

  • Who Stole the Tarts?Give your evidence,' said the King; 'and don't be nervous, or I'll have you executed on the spot.'This did not seem to encourage the witness at all: he kept shifting from one foot to the other

  • Never fear - I have these here for you!

  • Alice's EvidenceValid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education.Using different rubrics for one task, can we do this?

  • Standards & value rubricseverywhere!

  • "Overcoming Apathy" & "How Students Learn"

    no such thing as learning styles - they have learning preferencesIf there is no cognition there is no learningattention in the process - no hook, then you don't have them!cognitive neurosciences, the way the brain grows and develops. As we do stuff we get better and better at it. social neuroscience, interactions change us physically.humans have connections, we work with one another and develop the contagion.we influence each others levels.

    I have enough information then I get brain overload. When marking, when do we really stop reading?How do we move from novice to expert? how do the details actually bring the beauty to the topic?we need to find the details, what's the key component that makes it interesting? we need to teach our students how to learn - they don't know how to learn in our discipline. Teachers teach by thinking, we don't teach that. nobody teaches us how. the pedagogical stuff is its own thing- the theory has been investigated, all learning needs to be investigated. Dr. Todd ZakrajsekOvercoming Apathy & How Students Learn

  • Alices adventures in Wonderland or Through the Looking-Glass? Despite everything that's happened, nothing has really changed..... or has it?


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