Webinar: The Portfolio Process: Capturing and Documenting Your Workplace Learning

Pattern Research Inc. offers a free webinar on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 PM MDT: The Portfolio Process: Capturing and documenting your workplace learning.

This programme can apply to a broad audience inside and outside of the library community, from people starting their careers to people looking to advance in their workplaces to people wanting to document their accomplishments and abilities for current and future employers, as well as people wanting to track informal learning in CE classes and experiential opportunities.It`s interesting for adult educators and trainers, human resource personnel, career coaches, college counselors and instructors, and anyone who helps other people, formally and informally, with their careers.

Career portfolios document evidence that you’ve learned and mastered skills in your workplace, in continuing education, and in formal classrooms. How evidence is documented might be dictated by institutional guidelines. You can create portfolios to earn college credit, record workplace success for evaluations, and present your independent learning and accomplishments to a future employer.

Career portfolios aren’t just about experience; they capture what you have learned, mastered, and applied and how to document and translate that knowledge to satisfy the requirements of employers and higher education.


– Introduction: The Portfolio Process
– The Key Idea: Learning Versus Experience
– What Comprises A Successful Portfolio?
– Student Projects
– College And Professional Certification Programmes
– Workplace Evaluations
– Job-Hunting And Career Development


– Write a workplace autobiography.
– Create and maintain a current career portfolio.
– Document past successes.

Free registration https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1136530389893044748

Thanks to Ray Pun for the information.

2 thoughts on “Webinar: The Portfolio Process: Capturing and Documenting Your Workplace Learning

  1. Dana Shreve

    Hi! Is it possible to get an archived copy of this webinar?

    Thanks for your time,

  2. Gillian Hallam

    If you are interested in reflecting on your own professional learning and career development, I encourage you to find out more about the portfolio process.

    A few years’ ago, I was Project Leader for a national teaching and learning initiative, funded by the Australian government. The goals of the Australian ePortfolio Project were to examine the role(s) of ePortfolios in academic life and to undertake an audit of all Australian universities to determine the breadth and depth of ePortfolio practice. The lead institution was Queensland University of Technology (QUT) [https://research.qut.edu.au/eportfolio/]

    This study was followed by Stage 2 (AeP2), which involved building a community of practice around ePortfolios. As part of this, we ran a pilot project involving early-career library and information professionals. QUT worked with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) to undertake the ALIA/AeP2 LIS ePortfolio Pilot Study. 26 enthusiastic LIS professionals participated, creating and maintaining their own ePortfolio over a two year period. The outcomes from this study were really positive, with participants highly motivated to move ahead in their careers. It has been great to watch them achieve very successful careers!

    If you’d like to learn more about ePortfolio practice, do participate in the webinar. The AeP ePortfolio concept guides [https://research.qut.edu.au/eportfolio/australian-eportfolio-toolkit/] may also help you to understand the value of ePortfolios from different perspectives, including as a member of staff [https://research.qut.edu.au/eportfolio/wp-content/uploads/sites/186/2017/11/AeP-Newsletter_concept_employees_FIN.pdf] or as an employer or professional body [https://research.qut.edu.au/eportfolio/wp-content/uploads/sites/186/2017/11/AeP_conceptguide_employers_professional_bodies.pdf].

    Meanwhile, we’d love to hear from you if you have your own career portfolio – please share your experience with the IFLA CPDWL community!

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