Monthly Archives: September 2011

Reflecting on my attitude to ‘learning through reflection’ & the use of blogs (Unit 2)

Core Activity 2.4: Reflection and learning Here’s a challenge – reflecting on reflecting! In response to a prescribed activity and readings I’ve made some notes on ‘learning through reflection’ and the challenge of assessing reflection and now I’m required to reflect on … Continue reading

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An ePortfolio case study reflection (Unit 2)

Core Activity 2.3: ePortfolio case study Organisational transformation at Windesheim University (Netherlands) – 2001. This project aimed to embed the use of ePortfolios as a ‘fundamental cornerstone for the pedagogical process . . . and the educational institute’s administrative processes’ (Aalderink, 2005), into … Continue reading

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A reflection on: completing a template of drivers for the use of eportfolios (Unit 2)

Activity 2.2 – a reflection on activity 2.1 (Core activity) The learning activity This activity was a small group collaborative activity to complete a template based on  information gleaned from scanning several readings. I was assigned to the blue  group. … Continue reading

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A reflection on the use of eportfolios (Unit 2 study)

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This week we’ve been delving into some papers on the drivers behind the use of eportfolios and their developments. This has been a challenging activity due to the requirement to collaborate in a group wiki, bringing together our thinking and … Continue reading

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Saving evidence of my learning (Unit 2)

Supplementary Activity 1.6: Your repository of evidence Our course instructions in our second week described how, for the purpose of our formal assessments, we will be asked: “to select evidence from work that you have done within the module. You will … Continue reading

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Exploring professionalism and the elearning professional

One of the first activities on the course has been to reflect on what it means to be an elearning professional. This was explored alongside the shared views of several of the course tutors. I found it interesting firstly to … Continue reading

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It’s all about learning . . . with technology

Welcome to my blog to accompany my studies on the Open University module ‘The elearning professional’, part of the Masters in Online and Distance Education (MAODE). If you see H808 bandied around, that’s the course module ID number or code! … Continue reading

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