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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 27/Oct/2016
8:30am Welcome and registration
9:00am PR21A: Parallel session
Location: Main salon
Chair: Chiara Carlino

An eportfolio should be owned by the individual – for life – what are the implications?

Rob Arntsen

MyKnowledgeMap, United Kingdom

Giving value to badges. An effort of introducing Badges to the Belgian labor market.

Bert Jehoul

Selor, Belgium

Open Blockchain: Experiments In Using Blockchains to Support Adult Education

John Domingue, Michelle Bachler, Chris Valentine, Kevin Quick

The Open University, United Kingdom

PR21B: Parallel session
Location: Breakout

Work Integrated Learning and ePortfolios for Developing Research Identity and Practice in the Medical Sciences and beyond at UNSW Australia

Patsie Polly1, Jia-Lin Yang2, Thuan Thai3, Julian Cox4, Fiona Naumann5, Caroline Ford6, Kathryn Coleman7

1: School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Medicine, UNSW Australia; 2: Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, UNSW Australia; 3: School of Education, University of Notre Dame Australia; 4: Faculty of Engineering, UNSW Australia; 5: Faculty of Health, School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; 6: Adult Cancer Program and School of Women's and Children's Health, UNSW Medicine, UNSW Australia; 7: Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia

Digital badges, skills and social learning in Living Labs and Fab Labs

Geoffroi Garon-Épaule

UQAM, Canada

Empowering First-Year Students to Thrive in University through a Self-Regulated Career oriented ePortfolio

Aikaterini Alexiou, Fotini Paraskeva

University of Piraeus, Greece

10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am Keynote Session
Location: Main salon

Dan Hickey, Indiana University, USA: Open Badges and ePortfolios for Competency Based Education.

David Leaser, IBM, USA: How Open Badges deepen professional engagement

Peter Janzow, Pearson Acclaim, USA: Sharing Competencies through Open Badges

1:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm PR22A
Location: Main salon

Opening Up Professional Learning in Associations with Open Badges

Don Presant

Learning Agents, Canada

Assessment of Learning Outcomes by Means of ePortfolios in the Context of Lifelong Learning Driven by Harmonisation of Educational Paradigm

Olga Smolyaninova

Siberian Federal University, Russian Federation

The OPEN BADGE at the service of the company and training on the job

Barbara Ramazzotti, Marco Amicucci

Amicucci Formazione S.r.l., Italy

Endorsements and Consortiums: Working Together to Strengthen Open Credentials

Richard West

Brigham Young University, United States of America

Location: Breakout

The validation and quality assurance of open badges at the University of Derby

Syed Munib Hadi, Dominic Petronzi

University of Derby, United Kingdom

Finding the sweet spot: Digitally connecting personal, classroom, and field-based learning experiences

Norman Vaughan

Mount Royal University, Canada

Fostering awareness on competences and developing professional identities through an experience using ePortfolios for Master Students

Anna Serbati

University of Padova, Italy

Opening minds with eportfolios: How can eportfolios enhance the nature of the learning experience and the development of criticality among flexible learners?

Orna Mary Farrell

Dublin City University, Ireland

3:45pm Coffee Break
4:15pm Keynote Session
Chair: Serge Ravet

Tracy Penny Light, Thompson Rivers University/AAEEBL, Canada:

Jim Groom, Reclaim Hosting, Italy: How Domain of One’s Own could transform education

Federico Giacanelli, Cineca: Competencies and credentials emerging from students activities become visibile with Open Badges: two cases with italian universities"
with the participation of Laura Appiani, University of Milan Bicocca and Tommaso Minerva, University of Modena-Reggio Emilia and Eduopen Consortium

5:30pm ePortfolios, Pedagogical Creativity and Open Digital Credentials.
Location: Main salon
Chair: Kathryn Sara Coleman

A round table with:

  • Patsie Polly, UNSW Australia
  • Bernard Bull, Concordia University, Wisconsin, USA
  • Daniel Hickey, Indiana University, USA
  • Carla Casilli, Connecting Credentials
  • Don Presant, Learning Agents, Canada
  • Serge Ravet, ADPIOS, France
6:30pm End day 2
Social Dinner

The social dinner will take place in the Palazzo Gnudi all dressed-up for a wonderful Italian dining experience!

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