An Introduction to  Online Portfolios   Why You Should Have One,  What to Include, and  How to Get Yours Online  Presented...
What’s a  Portfolio ?
It’s a  collection of your work  that can be used to plan your  career ,  apply for a job or to  college or to document wh...
I’m in high school.  Why do I need a  Portfolio  anyway?
To   make the link   between  what you can do   and  what the organization  wants  from you.
Builds   confidence   in what you can do
To help you   remember   what you’ve done
To  help you decide where to go next
Gets you   attention!
Why should it be   online ?
It  won’t get lost or thrown away  by accident
You can  easily recombine   information To  tell different stories
It  won’t clutter  up  someone’s desk  and  you won’t forget it   somewhere.
Available  anytime, anywhere
You’ll  blow people away   with your technology skills
What Goes into a  Portfolio ?
The  Working  Portfolio
Presentation   Portfolio
Includes Best samples   of your work that   support  the purpose   of the portfolio
To  show what you’re good  at?  To  get a specific job ? To  apply to college ? To  demonstrate learning ?
P.E.A.K.S. (Plus) <ul><li>P ersonal Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>E xperience </li></ul><ul><li>A ccomplishments </li>...
PLUS your  Career Information !
Artifacts Photos Video Audio Documents Websites Blogs Presentations
I don’t know how to  PROGRAM !
wiki
<ul><li>With a  wiki  you can . .  .  </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own website  to upload: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures...
Sample Wetpaint Site— also demonstrates how video can be embedded into a Wiki.
Stephanie’s Portfolio-- http://freshmancomp.wetpaint.com/page/Stephanie
You can also   comment   on other people’s work and reflect on your own
Jordan’s Portfolio-- http://jordanquake4.wetpaint.com/
Now it’s   your turn !
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Online Portfolios

  1. 1. An Introduction to Online Portfolios Why You Should Have One, What to Include, and How to Get Yours Online Presented by Michele Martin Delaware County Regional Career Education Partnership
  2. 2. What’s a Portfolio ?
  3. 3. It’s a collection of your work that can be used to plan your career , apply for a job or to college or to document what you’ve learned .
  4. 4. I’m in high school. Why do I need a Portfolio anyway?
  5. 5. To make the link between what you can do and what the organization wants from you.
  6. 6. Builds confidence in what you can do
  7. 7. To help you remember what you’ve done
  8. 8. To help you decide where to go next
  9. 9. Gets you attention!
  10. 10. Why should it be online ?
  11. 11. It won’t get lost or thrown away by accident
  12. 12. You can easily recombine information To tell different stories
  13. 13. It won’t clutter up someone’s desk and you won’t forget it somewhere.
  14. 14. Available anytime, anywhere
  15. 15. You’ll blow people away with your technology skills
  16. 16. What Goes into a Portfolio ?
  17. 17. The Working Portfolio
  18. 18. Presentation Portfolio
  19. 19. Includes Best samples of your work that support the purpose of the portfolio
  20. 20. To show what you’re good at? To get a specific job ? To apply to college ? To demonstrate learning ?
  21. 21. P.E.A.K.S. (Plus) <ul><li>P ersonal Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>E xperience </li></ul><ul><li>A ccomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>K nowledge </li></ul><ul><li>S kills </li></ul>Source: The Career Portfolio Workbook by Frank Satterthwaite and Gary D’Orsi
  22. 22. PLUS your Career Information !
  23. 23. Artifacts Photos Video Audio Documents Websites Blogs Presentations
  24. 24. I don’t know how to PROGRAM !
  25. 25. wiki
  26. 26. <ul><li>With a wiki you can . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own website to upload: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Sample Wetpaint Site— also demonstrates how video can be embedded into a Wiki.
  28. 28. Stephanie’s Portfolio-- http://freshmancomp.wetpaint.com/page/Stephanie
  29. 29. You can also comment on other people’s work and reflect on your own
  30. 30. Jordan’s Portfolio-- http://jordanquake4.wetpaint.com/
  31. 31. Now it’s your turn !
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