Webinar 2: Ethic consideration of using/developing ePortfolios

Date: Monday 7 March 2022

Time: 16.00 -17.30 hrs. (Bangkok time) or 19.00-20.30 hrs. (Brisbane time)

Presenters: Associate Professor Christine Slade and Professor Christine Brown Wilson

Organizer: Dr Nantana Taptamat



0:00 – Welcome
3:14 – Plan and Introduction
6:51 – Digital Maturity
28:51 – eProfessionalism
32:06 – Annotation Activities (Ethical Challenges Online)
47:31 – Scenario 1 Analysis
53:23 – Scenario 2 Analysis
57:19 – Scenario 3 Analysis
1:01:20 – Scenario 4 Analysis
1:04:48– Questions & Answers
1:11:10 – Wrap Up- Resources


In this workshop of the webinar series, A/Professor Christine Slade and Professor Christine Brown Wilson presented ethical issues we should think about when using or developing ePortfolios.  This workshop raised awareness around good practice around ethics/ integrity inePortfolios.

Please do not reuse the material without the permission from the authors (Associate Professor Christine Slade and Professor Christine Brown Wilson)

Reference list

Brown Wilson, C., Slade, C., Kirby, M.M., Downer, T., Fisher, M.B. & Nuessler, S.  (2018). Digital Ethics and the Use of ePortfolio: A Scoping Review of the Literature, International Journal of ePortfolio, 8(2), 115-126. Available https://www.theijep.com/pdf/IJEP306.pdf

Slade, C., Brown Wilson, C., Kirby, M., Downer, T., Fisher, M. & Isbel, S. (2018). A New Concern: Ethical Decision Making in Students’ Secondary Use of Data from their ePortfolios. ePortfolios Australia ePortfolio Forum eBook of short papers, 71-76. Available: https://eportfoliosaustralia.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/2018-eportfolio-forum-ebook-of-short-papers-071018.pdf

Cicchino, A., Haskins, M., Gresham, M., Kelly, K., Slade, C., & Zurhellen, S. (2021). Digital Ethics in ePortfolios: Developing Principles, Strategies, and Scenarios, International Journal of ePortfolio, 11(1), 67-82. Available https://www.theijep.com/pdf/IJEP361.pdf

Slade, C., Brown Wilson, C., Kirby, M. M., Downer, T., Fisher, M., & Isbel, S. (2018). A new concern: Ethical decision making in students’ secondary use of data from their ePortfolios. In 2018 ePortfolio forum eBook of short papers (pp. 70-76). ePortfolios Australia. https://eportfoliosaustralia.files.wordpress.com/2018/10 /2018-eportfolio-forum-ebook-of-short-papers071018.pdf

Slade, C, & Brown Wilson, C. (2020). The Digital Student: Using an ePortfolio as a digital maturity pedagogy to successfully engage online. In ePortfolios Australia, 2020 Eportfolio Forum Online, eBook of Shortened Peer Reviewed Papers, pp.21-25. Available: https://eportfoliosaustralia.files.wordpress.com/2020/10/2020-eportfolio-forum-online-ebook-of-shortened-peer-reviewed-papers-271020.pdf

Slade, C., & Cicchino, A. (2021). A continuing consideration of digital ethics in ePortfolios: Expanding AAEEBL’s Digital Ethics Principles in ePortfolios resource. Shortened Peer-Reviewed Paper in 2021 ePortfolio Forum Online Conference Proceedings (pp. 2-6). Available: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hhhvh7yzrt6at8p/2021%20Eportfolio%20Forum%20Online%20-%20eBook%20of%20Shortened%20Peer%20Reviewed%20Papers%20191020.pdf?dl=0

eProfessionalism, Digital Essential module, The University of Queensland Library. Available: https://web.library.uq.edu.au/research-tools-techniques/digital-essentials/eprofessionalism

AAEEBL Digital Ethics Principles V.2: Version 2: Welcome to the Digital Ethics Principles. Available: https://scalar.usc.edu/works/aaeebl-digital-ethics-principles-v2/index


Associate Professor Christine Slade is an academic in the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation at the University of Queensland, Australia, with leadership responsibilities in assessment. Christine is a member of the North American Association of Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-based Learning (AAEEBL) Task Force on Digital Ethics and ePortfolios. 

Recently, she was also a co-investigator in a multi-university research project examining digital ethics for students in using secondary data from their ePortfolios. Christine is an active advisor for ePortfolio implementation, focusing on pedagogical outcomes for students and practical research outcomes.

See https://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/14189  for more information and publication history.

Professor Christine Brown Wilson is a senior academic at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast and holds an Honorary Professorial position at the  University of Queensland.  Christine has extensive experience in teaching and learning in the UK, Singapore and Australia and is passionate about translating research into practice. Christine is currently working with teams in Australia, UK and Asia using co-design methods to develop effective digital learning resources for learners in higher education and community environments.  

As a Registered Nurse, Christine worked with older people, including those with dementia, in the independent and statutory sectors in health and social care. As a nurse academic, she has developed a relationship-based approach to care model that promotes both person-centred and relationship-centred care using a biographical approach to care planning. Christine has authored two books based on this model, one focusing on older people and the second using an organisational approach for dementia care. This model acknowledges the contribution older people and their families make in caring environments and supports staff in the application of practical strategies. Christine has worked with companies and health care organisations in the UK, Singapore and Australia in developing person-centred services.

See https://pure.qub.ac.uk/en/persons/christine-brown-wilson for more information and publication history.

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