Monday, June 18, 2012

Create Your Own Digital Portfolio: 22 Resources to Assist You and Your Students

Today's job market has shifted.  With computers, smartphones, the Internet and everything digital, you can now make your web presence known by creating digital portfolio. (Also known as e-Portfolio or electronic portfolio) Not sure what a digital portfolio is? Here's a great explanation and a list of resources to help you begin.

Build a Killer Online Portfolio in 9 Easy Steps- geared towards freelancers, teachers who are looking for a job can customize the steps; straight forward and to the point

Creating an Interactive Portfolio with Google Sites- developed by Helen C. Barrett, Ph.D

Digital Portfolio Template- PowerPoint presentation template from Microsoft

Digital Portfolios: Guidelines For Beginners- 67 page document

e-Portfolio Benefits and Resources- nice list of links on digital portfolios

Folio For Me- embed over 200 apps in your portfolio; control themes; supports 5 different language

FolioSpaces- free and premium versions available

Glogster- create an online visual presence

How to Create a Portfolio with Evernote
- written by teacher Rob Van Nood

How to Create Your Digital Portfolio- from eHow

- create your own online 3-three binder; make it public or share with specific people

- create your own webpage to show your digital portfolio; use to find a job or just share your work

Professional Educator Portfolio Articles- around a dozen listed

Sample VisualCV Portfolio- Instructional Technology Trainer Shelly Terrell

Teacher Ozge Karaoglu's Digital Portfolio- using Glogster  and Wikispaces

Three Ring- although labeled as "an app for teachers to create educational portfolios of student work", this app can also be used by teachers; just upload work; mobile and iPad app also available

VisualCV- Internet-based resume which can include charts, audio, video and images

Whatfolio- choose themes, fonts and add to social networks; mobile and tablet apps available

What is a Digital Portfolio?- simple explanation

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  1. Nice roundup, I've been searching about digital portfolios for a long time. I now create my portfolio with Indesign, publish it to pdf and send it to my iPad. The result is beautiful and always create a Woah effect when I show it. More details about how to create a portfolio on the iPad here:

  2. Thanks for the blog entry about digital portfolios. I have been hearing about them for a while now. I wanted to get started on one. Now, I have some tools to help me start. Keep up the good work!



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