SLA Webinar: Using E-Portfolios to Showcase Your Work, Experience, and Skills
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.
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
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?
Coroflot Pros • Unlimited file uploads • Personal URL • Detailed traffic report • Get job alerts • Employer directory Cons • Inflexible layout • For "creative professionals"
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"
WordPress.com Pros • Wide selection of themes to choose from • Revisions are saved • Blog feature Cons • Does not work with Google Analytics
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
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.
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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 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.).
Questions? Resources and tools: http://bit.ly/sla_eportfolios_____________________________________ http://bit.ly/peopleinteract Email: firstname.lastname@example.org People Interact ~ Its about people.