Using E-portfolios to ShowcaseYour Work, Experience, and Skills        Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas                May 9, 20...
TODAYS AGENDA Learn how to use e-portfolios to showcase your work, experience and skills. In this webinar, we will cover:•...
CRITICAL QUESTIONS•   How is a traditional resume/CV/portfolio similar and different    compared to an e-portfolio?•   How...
The basics of e-portfolios
What is an e-portfolio?   How do they compare totraditional resumes and CVs?
RESUME/CV                      E-PORTFOLIO•   work experience             •   work experience•   skills                   ...
Online tools to create and    host e-portfolios
Coroflot      Pros      •  Unlimited file uploads      •  Personal URL      •  Detailed traffic report      •  Get job ale...
Shownd    Pros    •  Import your flickr image       sets    •  Watermark your images    •  Job listings    •  Track with G...
WordPress.com       Pros       • Wide selection of themes to       choose from       • Revisions are saved       • Blog fe...
PBWorks    Pros    • Simple interface    • Revisions are saved    Cons    • Has more of a workspace    look and feel since...
Google Sites       Pros       • No need to sign up for       another account if you       already have a gmail or       go...
Portfolio on Google Sites
Portfolio on Google Sites
How to effectivelypromote your e-portfolio
If you build it, will they come?How do you effectively promote your e-portfolio? Here are some ideas: • Email signatures •...
SlideShare
Business CardsSUMMARY OF QUALIFICATONS  Successful project manager  Dynamic speaker and presenter  Active in emerging libr...
Using web analytics to gauge the   impact of your e-portfolio
Is anyone visiting my e-portfolio?How do I gauge the impact of my e-portfolio?
Getting StartedTips & Advice:• Gather, compile and organize yourinformation, presentations, sample work, etc.• Feel free t...
Questions? Resources and tools: http://bit.ly/sla_eportfolios_____________________________________          http://bit.ly/...
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SLA Webinar: Using E-Portfolios to Showcase Your Work, Experience, and Skills

  1. 1. Using E-portfolios to ShowcaseYour Work, Experience, and Skills Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas May 9, 2012 SLA Click University Webinar People Interact ~ Its about people.
  2. 2. TODAYS AGENDA Learn how to use e-portfolios to showcase your work, experience and skills. In this webinar, we will cover:• The basics of e-portfolios o What are they o How they compare to traditional resumes and CVs• Online tools to create and host e-portfolios• How to effectively promote your e-portfolio• Using web analytics to gauge the impact of your e-portfolio
  3. 3. CRITICAL QUESTIONS• How is a traditional resume/CV/portfolio similar and different compared to an e-portfolio?• How can I create, use and promote my e-portfolio to showcase my work, experience and skills?• How do I gauge the impact of my e-portfolio using web analytic tools?
  4. 4. The basics of e-portfolios
  5. 5. What is an e-portfolio? How do they compare totraditional resumes and CVs?
  6. 6. RESUME/CV E-PORTFOLIO• work experience • work experience• skills • skills• education • education• research • research• publications • publications• presentations • presentations• page limit • interactive• tailored for print medium • links• text-based • video, audio, photos • slideshows and presentations
  7. 7. Online tools to create and host e-portfolios
  8. 8. Coroflot Pros • Unlimited file uploads • Personal URL • Detailed traffic report • Get job alerts • Employer directory Cons • Inflexible layout • For "creative professionals"
  9. 9. Shownd Pros • Import your flickr image sets • Watermark your images • Job listings • Track with Google Analytics Cons • Free version has limited file uploads • For "creative professionals"
  10. 10. WordPress.com Pros • Wide selection of themes to choose from • Revisions are saved • Blog feature Cons • Does not work with Google Analytics
  11. 11. PBWorks Pros • Simple interface • Revisions are saved Cons • Has more of a workspace look and feel since it is used more for collaboration than e-portfolios
  12. 12. Google Sites Pros • No need to sign up for another account if you already have a gmail or google account • Gadgets and widgets to enhance your e-portfolio • Can revert to previously saved versions Cons • Google is constantly changing. Make sure you backup your files in case you want to migrate.
  13. 13. Portfolio on Google Sites
  14. 14. Portfolio on Google Sites
  15. 15. How to effectivelypromote your e-portfolio
  16. 16. If you build it, will they come?How do you effectively promote your e-portfolio? Here are some ideas: • Email signatures • Presentation bios
  17. 17. SlideShare
  18. 18. Business CardsSUMMARY OF QUALIFICATONS Successful project manager Dynamic speaker and presenter Active in emerging library trends
  19. 19. Using web analytics to gauge the impact of your e-portfolio
  20. 20. Is anyone visiting my e-portfolio?How do I gauge the impact of my e-portfolio?
  21. 21. Getting StartedTips & Advice:• Gather, compile and organize yourinformation, presentations, sample work, etc.• Feel free to write or draw out how you wantyour e-portfolio.• Tweak along the way (as you get moreideas, find better ways to showcase yourwork, etc.).
  22. 22. Questions? Resources and tools: http://bit.ly/sla_eportfolios_____________________________________ http://bit.ly/peopleinteract Email: peopleinteractconsulting@gmail.com People Interact ~ Its about people.

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