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Critical thinking, portfolio assessment and e-scaffolding of continuing professional development for knowledge elicitation

Coombs, S (2010) 'Critical thinking, portfolio assessment and e-scaffolding of continuing professional development for knowledge elicitation.' In: Proceedings of Global Learn 2010. AACE, pp. 4010-4014. ISBN 1880094797

Abstract

Learning and knowledge technology systems that enable the user to transfer ideas and social experiences into new conceptual knowledge are proposed by the author as a knowledge elicitation system (KES). A KES also defines the epistemology of an e-scaffold that can be built into a continuing professional development (CPD) e-learning platform. This will allow for any e-learning system to be readily evaluated in terms of its user-friendly 'learnability' and reflective learning capability. Critical Thinking Scaffolds (CTS) have been applied as e-scaffolding tools within e-learning CPD environments to support practice-based research modules within the Professional Masters Programme (PMP) at Bath Spa University in the UK. These master’s level (M-Level) scaffolds have been used as an e-assessment system to support blended learning approaches. The ‘scaffolded’ e-assessment exhibits produced by students are submitted as e-portfolio evidence in formats such as a ‘presentation scaffold’ for wider peer review and professional dissemination.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Institute for Education
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2013 14:31
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2014 16:09
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/1144
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