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FrogFolio Overview

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FrogFolio at TCU: Student Learning. Made Visible.

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FrogFolio Overview

  1. 1. FROGFOLIO OVERVIEW an explanation of the basic functions of the website
  2. 2. FrogFolio Structure • FrogFolio is comprised of three levels: Sections, Pages, and Modules. You have the ability to create more than one portfolio and these portfolios can be accessed from your home page. FrogFolio Sections Pages Modules
  3. 3. FrogFolio • FrogFolio is a place for you to store and display your work, ideas, and projects. You can make it look as professional or as individual to your personality as you choose.
  4. 4. Sections • Sections are located below the header images and appear as tabs. The TCU ePortfolio template has five sections: Home, Goals/Progress, My Learning Experiences, Habits of Mind, and Resume.
  5. 5. Sections This is where the sections are located. You can title them however you like or keep the section titles given. You can add, edit, and delete sections by clicking on the Add/Edit button. Each section will lead you to a page where you can further subdivide your work into pages.
  6. 6. Pages • Pages can be found in the left hand column of your portfolio. Pages are the components of a section.
  7. 7. Pages Pages help subdivide each of the components under your sections. For example, under the Habits of Mind section there are four pages as shown on the right. This allows you to organize your work into pages that modules can be added to.
  8. 8. Modules • Modules can be added to any page and serve as the content of your portfolio. There are four types of modules: • • • • (1) Image/Video/Audio, (2) Rich Text, (3) Gallery, and (4) Contact Form.
  9. 9. Modules The four basic modules Click Add This Module to insert the text, image, video, or audio A module is how information is uploaded onto the portfolio. This is what will appear within each page and can be formatted to fit your needs with the use of the four different basic types of modules.
  10. 10. (1) Image/Video/Audio Here you can add personal videos, videos from the web, pictures, and music to your portfolio. Click on Replace This Media and upload the file or insert the link for the media you wish to upload to your portfolio. The media will then appear on your page.
  11. 11. (2) Rich Text This is the most commonly used module. You can insert any text into the box that appears shown on the right or upload documents by clicking on the icon with the paper and green plus symbol. If you have any ideas you want to express through text, add a rich text module. •
  12. 12. (2) Rich Text Functions This icon allows you to paste content from Microsoft Word to keep the format similar. This allows you to insert a file onto the portfolio so that the format is not changed at all. It provides a link to the document. This icon allows you to insert media alongside your text. For large media items, use the Image/Video/Audio module. Here you can insert a table into your portfolio. You can determine the number of rows and columns you would like to add in the settings. The tools bar is similar to Microsoft Word. You can change the color of text, font, size, and alignment.
  13. 13. (3) Gallery This is a place where you can add multiple photos and organize them in one location. You choose how the pictures are displayed as shown by the three options listed next to Select thumbnail layout and you can add captions by clicking Edit Caption.
  14. 14. (4) Contact Form This is a module that allows you to provide a way for others on the web to contact you via email without posting your personal email address on the web. Other viewers can contact you by leaving a message that will be sent straight to your inbox.

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