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Portfolio building assessment of adult tutors for distance learning

Bancheva, Elmira and Ivanova, Mariya Al. (2009) Portfolio building assessment of adult tutors for distance learning. In: Educating the Adult Educator: Quality Provision and Assessment in Europe : ESREA - ReNAdET e-Book Conference Proceedings (Thessaloniki, Greece, November 6-8, 2009). ESREA, ReNAdET, Thessaloniki, pp. 43-56. ISBN 9789602436684

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Abstract

In the emerging Knowledge‐based Economy, it is becoming more and more important for adult tutors to be clear about what they know and can do what they provide as niche “producer,” what they need to be able to do in the future. Traditional academic credentials do not capture these notions as a competence and learning can be recorded through e‐portfolio building assessment. SM, NBU project The paper describes the efforts of the School of Management, New Bulgarian University, applying the competence route through e‐portfolio building assessment. The purpose of assessment is to find out whether adult tutor/ trainer can do a task to the required standard or not. Applying this to the situation at hand, assessment is about gathering evidence to prove they have met the specified performance criteria of the Standard for flexible distance learning. In doing so, it enables the tutors to receive an accreditation of prior experience & learning. Portfolio Building Assessment The main objectives are: • To utilize the existing competencies and knowledge • To stimulate the continuous professional development (CPD) • To structure the activities of tutor/trainer • To increase transparency of the assessment process • To increase the rigor of quality assurance procedures • To give more opportunities for presenting different type of valid evidences in order to prove competence.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Портфолио на преподаватели на възрастни при дистанционно обучение - създаване и оценка. Портфолио старших тренеров в области дистанционного образования - создание и оценку.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Portfolio, Building Assessment, adult tutors, Standard, distance learning, process of building portfolio and assessment
Subjects:Education > Education management for adults
ID Code:1141
Deposited By: Mariya MAI Ivanova
Deposited On:21 Apr 2012 11:58
Last Modified:08 Oct 2013 07:56

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