Online portfolios laeeq_khansept03-2010

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Online portfolios laeeq_khansept03-2010

  1. 1. Online Portfolios<br />Why, How, Where Laeeq Khan<br />
  2. 2. What are Portfolios?<br />Collection of your work<br />Career Portfolios<br />Work, education, experience, achievements etc.<br />
  3. 3. What should it include? (PEAKS)<br />Personal characteristics<br />Experiences<br />Accomplishments<br />Knowledge<br />Skills<br />Source: The career portfolio workbook, by Frank Satterthwaite and Gary D Orsi<br />
  4. 4. Why?<br />
  5. 5. Portfolio Online<br />Your work showcased online<br />Convenient, cost-effective, global audience, current<br />Many employers search on the net<br />Get noticed – offer something unique<br />
  6. 6. Online Portfolio - Vital link<br />Employers<br />Students<br />Peers<br />
  7. 7. Self-reflection<br />More than anyone, an online portfolio is for you!<br />Keep track of your achievements<br />Self-evaluation, organization, change & improvement<br />
  8. 8. How?<br />
  9. 9. Keep it simple!<br />Simple yet elegant<br />Concise yet having the necessary details<br />Aesthetically pleasing<br />
  10. 10. Optimize – Quality matters!<br />No room for mistakes<br />Spelling mistakes unacceptable<br />No incomplete pages<br />No broken links<br />
  11. 11. Plan, Prepare, Execute<br />Think of your options – cost, time, target audience<br />Plan first<br />Prepare & Execute<br />
  12. 12. Where?<br />
  13. 13. Hosting Options<br />Paid<br />Free<br />
  14. 14. Free resources<br />Google Sites<br />Weebly<br />Carbonmade<br />Wordpress<br />
  15. 15. Manage your image<br />SNS sites - Facebook, Linkedin<br />Academia.edu<br />Google profile<br />Twitter<br />

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