Annual PebblePad Symposium: Active and Authentic Learning

Explore the multitude of ways PebblePad can be used to engage students through active and authentic learning experiences.

ANNUAL PEBBLEPAD SYMPOSIUM: ACTIVE AND AUTHENTIC LEARNING

Griffith colleagues explored the multitude of ways PebblePad can be used to engage students through active and authentic learning experiences at the PebblePad Symposium hosted at Gold Coast campus on Thursday 25 October 2018.

Find out more about this year's PebblePad Symposium

Learn more about using PebblePad in your course or program

Come along to a hands–on PebblePad workshop to explore the basics and more of Griffith's ePortfolio platform. If you are wondering if PebblePad is suitable for your teaching activities or assessment items, or if you have heard about PebblePad from your colleagues and want to know more, these workshops are for you.

The workshops in the PebblePad series are:

In 2018 we are also offering webinars that focus on the use of PebblePad for student-centered activities.  Find out more about these opportunities below.

PebblePad: An Introduction

Course code: G25001

Have you heard about PebblePad from colleagues and are keen to know more?

This session will provide you with information about what PebblePad can do, how it works at Griffith and give you an opportunity to explore its functionality in a supportive, hands-on workshop.

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Gold Coast campus

Friday 14 September, 9.30 am – 11.00 am

Science, Engineering and Architecture (G39) 1.21

Nathan campus

Wednesday 19 September, 10.00 am – 11.30 am

Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18

If possible, please bring your own device (laptop or tablet). There will be a small number of laptops available if needed.

PebblePad: Creating Interactive Resources

Course code: G25007

This session will provide you with information about how PebblePad can be used for interactive, in-class learning activities and to support formative and summative assessment. You will see some real use cases and have the opportunity to explore this functionality in a hands-on workshop.

We strongly recommended all staff attend the introductory workshop before registering for this session.

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Gold Coast campus

Friday 14 September, 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Science, Engineering and Architecture (G39) 1.21

Nathan campus

Wednesday 19 September, 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm

Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18

If possible, please bring your own device (laptop or tablet). There will be a small number of laptops available if needed.

I was really inspired by the PebblePad: Creating Interactive Resources session today and am hoping to commence using PebblePad as soon as possible with students. In fact, I was keen to try to load a reflection tool I plan to use in the next few weeks with students onto PebblePad...

Participant feedback from a previous workshop

PebblePad: Understanding the Assessment Life Cycle

Course code: G25008

This session will lead you through the assessment cycle between Pebble+ and ATLAS. You will explore assessment from both staff and student perspectives and have the opportunity to interact with the platform in this hands-on workshop.

We strongly recommended all staff attend the introductory workshop before registering for this session.

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Gold Coast campus

Monday 17 September, 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Academic 1 (G01) 3.37

Nathan campus

Thursday 20 September, 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18

If possible, please bring your own device (laptop or tablet). There will be a small number of laptops available if needed.

Webinar: Using PebblePad for ePortfolios

Do you want your students to develop an ePortfolio to document and present their learnings and achievements in their studies and beyond?

This webinar explores how PebblePad can assist you in providing your students with a space to develop an online portfolio of their work, reflections and records of their professional practice throughout your course or program.

This session includes information on how PebblePad can enable this, and also features a guest academic who will share their experiences, allowing an opportunity for questions and answers so that you can explore how you could apply this student centred activity in your teaching practice.

Guest presenter: Dr Andrew Pearson from the School of Medical Science, Griffith Health

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Online via Collaborate Ultra

Tuesday 7 August, 12.15 pm – 1.00 pm

Recording via Collaborate Ultra (Note, links mentioned in the webinar are available in the Chat).

Webinar: Using PebblePad for Competency Frameworks

Do you want your students to deepen their learning through reflecting on experiences and/or content? Are you looking for an online platform for your students to use?

Join us for a webinar that explores how PebblePad can assist you in providing your students with a space to collect, organise and arrange work samples, reflective practice exercises and evidence against competencies throughout your course or program.

This session includes information on how PebblePad can enable this, and also features a guest academic who will share their experiences, allowing an opportunity for questions and answers so that you can explore how you could apply this student centred activity in your teaching practice.

Guest presenter: Ronelle Hewetson from the School of Allied Health Sciences, Griffith Health

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Online via Collaborate Ultra

Thursday 9 August, 12.15 pm – 1.00 pm

Recording via Collaborate Ultra (Note, links mentioned in the webinar are available in the Chat).

How to register

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Staff can enrol directly in workshops using self service in the staff portal. Log into the Staff portal > Key Services > My Staff Page > Training and Online Resources > Face2Face Training > Search by Course Number. Enter the Course Number related to the workshop.

Check your enrolment status at any time by viewing your personal Training Summary page. Log into the Staff portal > Key Services > My Staff Page > Training and Online Resources > My Training Summary.

If you require any assistance or wish to cancel your enrolment, please email learning_futures_admin@griffith.edu.au.