Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach
PAUL LESLIE – 2015
THE TAOS INSTITUTE
ADVISER: DR. CELIANE CAMARGO -BORGES
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Narratives of learning: Introduction
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Narratives of learning: Conclusions RQ 1 – Personal
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Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach. PhD - Public Defense Presentation

The presentation for my PhD defense on October 13th, 2015.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach PAUL LESLIE – 2015 THE TAOS INSTITUTE ADVISER: DR. CELIANE CAMARGO -BORGES VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL PROMOTER: DR. NADINE ENGELS
  • 2. 2 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction  The portfolio approach to teaching and learning:  Provides methods through which educators, students, and administrators can make our thinking visible  Incorporates elements (tools) of Internet-based technology Blogs, cloud file storage, social media, “THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE” Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach October 13th, 2015
  • 3. 3 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction  The portfolio approach to teaching and learning:  describes a set of overlapping spheres of intentionality The personal portfolio The community of inquiry The demonstration of competency Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach October 13th, 2015
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  • 5. 5 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  The portfolio approach to teaching and learning: allows the practitioner to be intentional in their lifelong quest for learning … as a result ...  the practitioner can better contribute to and support all participants in their communities of inquiry.
  • 6. 6 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  Freire (1996) tells us that the truly reflective and liberated educator, “presents the information to the students for their consideration, reconsiders her own considerations as the students express their own” (p. 62). Freire, P. (1996). Pedagogy of the oppressed. London: Penguin Books.
  • 7. 7 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  As Freire (1998) notes, we must create for our students and colleagues “the possibilities for the production and construction of knowledge” (p. 30). Freire, P. (1998). Pedagogy of freedom. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • 8. 8 / 17 Narratives of learning: Introduction October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  The practitioner also has, as Freire (1998) notes, “to accept as a duty the need to motivate and challenge the listeners to speak and reply” (p. 104). Freire, P. (1998). Pedagogy of freedom. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • 9. 9 / 17 Narratives of learning: Research questions October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach • Research Questions
  • 10. 10 / 17 Narratives of learning: Research questions October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach • The personal portfolio What are the range of skills and processes that will allow practitioners to present their own unique voice to their community of inquiry and their stakeholders?
  • 11. 11 / 17 Narratives of learning: Research questions October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  The community of inquiry What processes and skills must we develop as practitioners in order to participate in communities of inquiry and benefit from each other?
  • 12. 12 / 17 Narratives of learning: Research questions October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  The demonstration of competency How can we work with other educators and students to allow them to determine their own voice without abandoning the institutional voice that comes from learning outcomes, program outcomes and the demands of the professional workplace?
  • 13. 13 / 17 Narratives of learning: Research methodology October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  Research Methodology  Autoethnographic review  Reviews of individual portfolios  Interviews and focus groups
  • 14. 14 / 17 Narratives of learning: Conclusions RQ 1 – Personal October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach Time span of discretion • What good is our experience? • Who benefits from it? • “Community echo”
  • 15. 15 / 17 Narratives of learning: Conclusions RQ 2 - Community Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  Teaching presence  We must be able to provide direction in our communities  Direction can come from each member of the community  Can be reflexive or non- reflexive direction (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 2000) October 13th, 2015
  • 16. 16 / 17 Narratives of learning: Conclusions RQ 3 - Competency Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach  Display artful competence  Competencies and goals determined by practitioner and institution  Intentional selection of media to display goals October 13th, 2015
  • 17. 17 / 17 Narratives of Learning: Conclusion October 13th, 2015Narratives of Learning: The Portfolio Approach Time is ripe for a portfolio approach… We have a set of media tools that allow us to share our ideas more readily with a larger audience Intentional social constructionist processes allow us to direct our attentions to specific communities and stakeholders to achieve a greater epistemological freedom