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  1. 1. Online Teaching Portfolios Creating an Online Portfolio The easy way!
  2. 2. Content : <ul><li>What is an Online Portfolio or ePortfolio? </li></ul><ul><li>Why create an ePortfolio? </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics of an effective ePortfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Content of an ePortfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Putting it all together... </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Sources & Information </li></ul>
  3. 3. Online Portfolio / ePortfolio <ul><li>Online – meaning it will be easily accessible on the Worldwide Web. </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolio – meaning electronic Portfolio. It is easy to back up an Online Portfolio and burn it onto a CD-R </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to a hardcopy/paper Teaching Portfolio – but some advantages! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why create an ePortfolio… instead of a hardcopy/paper Portfolio? <ul><li>Accessibility : easy access for a potential employer </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date : you have access at any time to change/update the information </li></ul><ul><li>Content : can include a larger array of materials and multimedia representative of your teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Format : the format alone shows that you are computer savvy </li></ul>
  5. 5. Two types of ePortfolios: <ul><li>Summative – for applying for an academic position/promotion or tenure </li></ul><ul><li>Formative – for personal and professional development </li></ul>
  6. 6. Characteristics… of an effective ePortfolio <ul><li>Structured </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized – easy to navigate and find information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete – include all the necessary information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Representative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive – be representative of your teaching and who you are as a person </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not include EVERYTHING. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You want your best materials to stand out. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Other KEY Factors to think about: <ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not want inappropriate information published/linked. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not want advertising (banners or pop-ups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not want email addresses such as [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You want your ePortfolio to stand out and be memorable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not want your ePortfolio to be gimicky! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. A few examples: <ul><li>Joshua Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Suzanne Beaudoin </li></ul><ul><li>Evelyn ??? </li></ul><ul><li>My ePortfolio </li></ul>
  9. 9. Joshua Friendly ePortfolio <ul><li>Positive : </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Selective </li></ul><ul><li>Structured </li></ul><ul><li>Negative : </li></ul><ul><li>Representative? </li></ul><ul><li>Resume not viewable in page </li></ul><ul><li>Blank pages </li></ul>
  10. 10. Suzanne Beaudoin ePortfolio <ul><li>Positive : </li></ul><ul><li>Representative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>K – 8 th </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Structured </li></ul><ul><li>Functional </li></ul><ul><li>Negative : </li></ul><ul><li>Not selective </li></ul><ul><li>Not up-to-date </li></ul><ul><li>Overkill </li></ul>
  11. 11. Evelyn’s ePortfolio
  12. 12. Putting it all together: what you’ll need! <ul><li>Content = Your own Information & materials </li></ul><ul><li>Software = program to build your website </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting = Web Space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes available through institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affordable alternatives ( Free ?) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Domain = web address /url </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.YOURDOMAIN.net (.org/.net/.nu etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Content What should you include? <ul><li>Welcome & Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Information about YOU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Vitae </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teaching Materials – Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Letters of Recommendation/Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Published Work / Professional Memberships </li></ul><ul><li>CONTACT INFORMATION!!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. How : Software / Free Templates <ul><li>Software / Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software OFTEN included with Hosting Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nVu – free download & easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Front Page 2003 – easy if used to Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Do not HAVE to build the site yourself! </li></ul><ul><li>Free Templates / Easy to Edit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Web Templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Layouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source Web Design </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. KEEP Licensing Information!!
  16. 16. Resources : Domain & Hosting <ul><li>Domain Action Zone – from $3.99/month </li></ul><ul><li>Brinkster – from $2.95/month </li></ul><ul><li>Banana Hosting – from $36/year </li></ul><ul><li>GoDaddy Hosting – from $3.19/month </li></ul><ul><li>Freeserves.com – from $3.95/month (w/o banners) </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune City – from $4.95/month *** </li></ul><ul><li>Dot5Hosting – from $4.95/month *** </li></ul><ul><li>Web Hosting Top 10 – for up to date hosting info </li></ul><ul><li>I use – DreamHost – from $7.95/month </li></ul>
  17. 17. YOU ARE READY TO START!
  18. 18. Sources & Information Pages <ul><li>http://ftad.osu.edu/portfolio/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.utexas.edu/academic/cte/teachfolio.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://depts.washington.edu/cidrweb/resources/portfoliotools.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://career.berkeley.edu/PhDs/PhDportfolio.stm </li></ul>

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