The ePortfolio Hub offers an ePortfolio framework to guide you through the steps involved in developing an ePortfolio. These include looking at what an ePortfolio is, why you might use one and how to get started with developing your own ePortfolio or ePortfolio project. Resources include presentations on ePortfolios in Ireland by practitioners.
IT Blanchardstown has long recognised the value of data for enabling an evidence-based approach to decision-making. Given an increasing interest in maximising the power of that data, but cognisant of the importance of using it in an ethical and sustainable way, the need was established for an institute-wide policy and strategy that would set boundaries and guidelines for operationalising learning analytics initiatives. It was a necessary first step in ensuring appropriate use of student data for learning analytics, and to collaboratively define
a roadmap for next steps in implementing data enabled student success initiatives.
This institutional approach…
…was developed by the TU Dublin partners.
…has a particular focus on supporting students in first year.
…intends to create a clearer picture of student engagement through
the enhancement and capture of interactive VLE data.
…leveraged the expertise of the three collaborating partners.
The value of data lies in answering questions so knowing what question(s) you want to answer is an essential first step. This guide details some of the areas that data can be used to investigate.