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8: ePortfolios

posted May 7, 2012, 10:25 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 7, 2012, 10:53 AM ]
Before you leave Christ the King, you are going to create a website that will collect as many of your projects as we can find.  That way, you will have access to your work many years after you leave the school.  You can also use it as a portfolio, to point to how your skills have evolved over the years.

Instructions

Part I: Setting up your Portfolio

  1. Sign in to your Google Account
  2. Click Sites in the Google Apps bar at the top of the page
  3. Click Create.
  4. Use a Blank Template and name your site with your name and Portfolio
    • example: Michael Dreyfus Portfolio
  5. Select a theme
  6. Under More Options, enter the following ***exactly*** as written here:
    • Site Categories: 2012portfolio
    • Site Description: Student Portfolio for class of 2012
  7. Click Create
  8. Click the share button and setting to Anyone with the Link.  Save this change.

Part II: Adding your content

  1. On the home page, write a bit about yourself.  Your interests, your goals, where you're going to high school.
  2. Create a page for each project you upload.  Describe the project and insert it.  You can upload files, insert videos, and embed google Docs.
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