Using E-portfolios to Showcase Your Work, Experience, and Skills
Using E-portfolios to ShowcaseYour Work, Experience, and Skills Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas November 28, 2012 SLA Hudson Valley Chapter Annual Meeting 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 anddifferent compared to an e-portfolio?• How can I create, use and promote my e-portfolio toshowcase my work, experience and skills?• How do I gauge the impact of my e-portfolio using webanalytic tools?
How do they compare to traditional resumes and CVs? 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
How do I get started oncreating an e-portfolio?
Getting Started: Tips & Advice• Gather and compile your information, resume, presentations, course projects, papers, articles, etc.• Organize into categories and headings.• Write or draw out how you want your e- portfolio.
Free online tools to create and host e-portfolios
WordPress.com Pros • Wide selection of themes to choose from • Blog feature • Can revert to previously saved versions Cons • Does not work with Google Analytics
WordPress.com Example http://smarkgren.wordpress.com/
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
Google Sites Example http://sites.google.com/site/lisachow
Google Sites Example http://sites.google.com/site/sandrasajonas/
Enhancing Your E-Portfolio Image Resources Microsoft Pictures Online