Peter Purgathofer

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1. The Radical Portfolio

2. Design theory/Design Practise

2.1. how does design factor into daily life?

2.2. "Actual learning is a collateral benefit of going to school/university"

2.2.1. The Game of School

3. Education

3.1. You can pass a test

3.1.1. Or

3.1.1.1. You can learn something

3.2. We create systems

3.2.1. and analyse students as they take tests based on these systems

3.3. 5 years ago

3.3.1. If I work harder, do students learn more?

3.3.1.1. NO!

3.4. 2 years ago

3.4.1. Slides on a board

3.4.2. internal twitter allows students to actively interact with the lecture

3.4.2.1. tags

3.4.2.2. comments

3.4.2.3. favorites

3.4.2.4. notes

3.4.2.5. links

3.4.2.5.1. 2-3 weeks post lecture

3.4.3. Lecturer slides

3.4.3.1. notes

3.4.3.2. sources

3.4.3.3. questions

3.4.3.3.1. answers

3.4.4. 50% of notes are posted during class

3.4.4.1. 50% are posted post class

3.4.5. Findings

3.4.5.1. Take slides from future lectures

3.5. Now

3.5.1. The Radical Portfolio

3.5.1.1. No assignments

3.5.1.2. No deadlines

3.5.1.3. No exams or tests

3.5.1.4. No >>game of school<<

3.5.2. A catalogue of activities

3.5.2.1. students document online portfolio system

3.5.2.2. We assign points for good work

3.5.2.3. No single activity is more than 10% of the final grade

3.5.2.4. most are <5%

3.5.2.5. hand-in limit/week

3.5.2.5.1. eliminates student end of semester rush

3.5.3. Students can review contributions of their peers via double blind reading

3.5.3.1. Students can also ask for review before handing in activity

3.5.3.1.1. peers

3.5.3.1.2. teachers

3.5.4. A new suggested activity is accepted is worth +2 points

3.6. Results

3.6.1. reverse bell curve

3.6.2. a catalogue of activities can subvert a degree

3.6.2.1. i.e. let me learn what I want to learn to make me successful

3.6.3. Student's collection of work is online

3.6.3.1. archived forever

3.6.3.1.1. can be used in the future for job interviews/examples

3.6.3.1.2. Allows students to build a working portfolio WHILE still in school

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