Initial Question: Why do staff engage with PDP?
A small group of interested people including champions from different faculties/departments have begun to meet regularly to discuss the future development of PDP and (e)Portfolios. This group has highlighted a range of areas for research. As well as the Centre for Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT) the home department for PDP and Employability - the faculties currently involved are Health, Education and the Business School.
Research Question: What view do staff have of PDP?
Investigate students view of what they see as relevant for their PDP.
An exploration of students' motivations to engage with e-Portfolio
(Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education) - Useful or just another fad? Staff perceptions of Personal Development Planning
(Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education) - Student experience with e-Portfolio: exploring the roles of trust and creativity