GETTING STARTED Organization Folder structure Folder and File naming Discussion Questions Assigned articles
COMPONENTS Cover Page Picture Contact Information Table of Contents Summary of Qualifications Soft Skills Hard Skills Teamwork Coursework Descriptions Resume Cover Letter Service Learning References Sample Work Reflective Journaling Short and Long-term Goals Teamwork Recommendation Letters Thank You Letter Internship Evaluations Mock Interview Evaluation Internship Reports Other Awards, Certificates
PROCESS FOR WRITING Turn in assignment to Instructor Instructor returns assignment to Student Marked errors Comments for rewriting Student corrects Student places final writing in portfolio folder
THE COMPLETED PROJECT Professionally Bound Adobe Portfolio Creator Drop the files and folders into the Adobe file Choose a layout Add files Choose visual theme Choose font Other Save file Include Student Name
ADVANTAGES OF E-PORTFOLIO E-mail file Upload file to a web page Edit as you gain experience and education Format for specific jobs Historical evidence of education All documents in one place
ADOBE PORTFOLIO CREATOR Advantages No need to get permission from students for publication Can include personal contact information for employer Can send e-mail, hard copy, or download from a web page Disadvantages May not be as easily updatable in the future Limiting in structure/organization
OTHER NOTES Synthesizes and evaluates learning from a variety of experiences Artifacts – evidence of the outcome Reflect on social and personal responsibility Give specific questions What about confidentiality Consequences of unethical behavior Hyperlink writing to other items in the portfolio Allow pedagogy to drive the technology. Other software/resources to use: Google (template available) Weebly Wix Concentrate on the outcome and not the technology.