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Staff perspectives on ePortfolios

At Waterloo's 2014 ePortfolio Day, several staff members from support units gave presentations on how they use ePortfolios to assist instructors and students. Videos of their sessions are available below. 

Jayne Hayden (Centre for Career Action and ARTS 111 instructor) –uses ePortfolios to help students gain a better understanding of their personality, interests, skills, values and how these relate to occupational options and the career development process. 



Kyle Scholz (Center for Teaching Excellence Liaison for the Faculty of Arts and University Colleges- providing support to instructors helping them implement ePortfolios in courses and programs. He will also show the types of resources that can be created to help support students as they create their ePortfolio.



Andrea Prier (Student Success Office) explains resources available to students through the My Path space to help them integrate curricular and co-curricular learning; Daspina Fefekos (LEARN help support) and Katherine Lithgow (Centre for Teaching Excellence) discuss support documentation available to help students and instructors begin using ePortfolios.

Jessi Neill and Samantha Wiebe (Residence Life Living Learning Coordinators) –using ePortfolios in the student success plan development process with first year students and peer leaders. 

ePortfolio Resources

ePorfolios explained. What they are, why they deepen learning, and how to use them. 

Instructor perspectives. Videos of four Waterloo instructors explaining how they use ePortfolios in their courses. 

Student perspectives. Four Waterloo students explain how ePortfolios have deepened their learning. 

Presentation by Randy Bass. Dr. Randy Bass is Senior Research Scholar on the Connect to Learning ePortfolio Project. He delivered a session at Waterloo's 2014 ePortfolio Day. 

Katherine Lithgow. Contact her regarding questions about ePortfolios. 

Faculty & Instructor events

All full-time and part-time faculty, instructors, teaching staff and postdoctoral fellows are welcome to attend these events, unless otherwise noted (for example, some events are just for New Faculty or another specified group).

Register through myHRinfo unless indicated otherwise.