Association for Authentic, Experiential, Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL) and the EPAC Community of Practice (EPAC) Virtual Meetup

Laying the Foundation for ePortfolio Integration within the First-Year Experience

Presenters: Annie Kelly, Learning Portfolio Program Manager and Kevin C. Clarke, Assistant Director, First and Second Year Advising, Loyola University Chicago

Wednesday, April 25 at 11:30 a.m. PDT/12:30 p.m. MT/1:30 CDT/2:30 p.m. EDT (U.S.)/7:30 p.m. U.K. (It will be a pretty early in Australia and New Zealand but please sign up and we will be sure to send you the recording!)

Please register for this event at by Monday, April 23

Session Description…

Day 1 Being with a/r/tography

For a week over Easter in March, 2016 I curated my first solo show in Blackheath at Virgin Walls, a small gallery near my family mountains home. This show was held to create a space for reflection. Reflection on self, research, family and story telling. I came to a number of realisations, one of them was that I have to trust my voice as a researcher. I am an auto-ethnographer, I tell stories and I collect them. Now I have to write about them.

Blackheath in the New South Wales, Blue Moutains holds a special…

Just as the more traditional portfolio that enabled a story and visual narrative to be told through the woven artefacts and objects, digital portfolios are composed of artefacts and evidence of an artist’s process and product through image, audio and video files as well as intent, reflections and statements. The digital format of these artefacts allows the artist to diversify in the form of presentation or view and multiply the different perspectives of this story (Barrett, 2005) to many sources and audiences. …

Why a/r/tography?


As a practitioner researcher, selecting narrative inquiry as a methodology as well as a/r/tography allows me to collect the creative works and personal stories from artists and to have access to their social construct of self as artist, closely as a member of their landscape (Clandinin & Connelly, 2000). As a member of this landscape, one aspect of the research is knowledge about myself, the art community and art education as an a/r/tographer. I am searching like my predecessors in this methodology to understand practice as artist, researcher and teacher through the emergent findings and analysis of my…

I am a/r/tographer

Down the rabbit hole A multimodal dissertation project

I am exploring places and spaces for a multimodal dissertation project. My digital PhD will present new research into contemporary professional visual artist portfolios through a number of lenses to support identity development and formation of self as artist in a curated and creative curriculum.

Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, “and what is the…

Dame Kate Coleman

i am an artist, researcher, teacher, mother, partner, feminist. senior lecturer Melbourne Graduate School of Education. @Insea_blog

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