ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIO
DISTANCE EDUCATION CLASS

©2003, HELEN C. BARRETT, PH.D.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Wichita State University
Spring Semester, 2003
First Credit - Second Credit - Third Credit

EPORTFOLIO-INTRO - First Credit
Week - Beginning Objectives Activities Assignments CD Resources WWW or other Resources

Week #1 ,
January 22

Discuss various strategies for creating electronic portfolios and the importance of portfolio development in ongoing professional development. Getting Started Introductions 
Discuss portfolios in sample folder 
Discuss the role of electronic portfolios in in various professions and with today's standards- driven educational system.
handoutsbw.pdf 
1intro.mov 
sample portfolios folder 
handbook.pdf pp. 1-6 
EncycEntry.pdf

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

Videotapes?


Examples online 

White papers

Week #2 ,
January 28
Identify various types of portfolios and be able to collect and select the artifacts that document the accomplishments and/or demonstrate achievement of the standards, outcomes, or goals. Literature on portfolio development Standards and portfolios Planning document Complete EP Planning Worksheet Stages 1 & 2 
Discuss the implementation and evaluation of electronic portfolios at different age levels. 
Discuss own purpose & audience and role of standards, outcomes, or goals.
handbook.pdf pp. 7-10 
portfoliolit.mov 
EPPlanningWorksheet.doc

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

Articles online

Week #3 ,
February 4
Understand the stages of Electronic Portfolio Development and the various technologies that can be used at each stage. Selecting appropriate software 
Stages of EP Development
Discuss the technologies necessary to produce electronic portfolios in your own situations. 
Discuss how each stage of the portfolio development process contributes to ongoing personal and/or teacher professional development.
LLwTApr00.pdf
model5x5.pdf
handbook.pdf pp.11-35
3epstages.mov
EPDirections.pdf
eportfoliomodel.pdf
FinishedPortfolios.pdf

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

Week #4 ,
February 11
Develop a digital archive of artifacts, selecting the most appropriate digital storage medium and the most expedient method for digitizing images. 
Complete a draft e-portfolio development plan.
Stage 2: Archive Creation/Digital Conversion Develop a working portfolio 
Digitizing text and images ,
Scanning or digital cameras
Excel document 
Set up filing system for artifacts
Word template
Complete EP Planning Worksheet Stages 3, 4 & 5
DigitalPackrat.pdf 
stepbystep-storage.pdf 
Resume (use wizard or template)
AllStandards.xls 
NETS-Standards.doc 
scanning.pdf 
stepbystep-digcameras.pdf 
stepbystep-GraphConv.pdf 
stepbystep-WordExcelMac.pdf 
stepbystep-wordExcelWin.pdf 
(screen recordings on CD)

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

http://www.scantips.com
Windows users go to http://www.tucows.com/mmedia.html to download an image converter (Graphic Converter for Mac OS9 is on CD) 

We may include a free Windows graphic utility on the CD. 

 

Week #5 ,
February 18
Reflect on artifacts and achievement of standards, outcomes or goals. Create a rubric to assess portfolio. Stage 3: Reflective Portfolio 
Captions
First look at rubric
Post first version of portfolio using Microsoft Office products (no hyperlinked artifacts posted). 
Discuss pros and cons of Microsoft Office for e-portfolio development
AssessmentChapter.pdf - Rubric on pp.8-10 (290-292) 
4finalwords.mov

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

Various rubrics online



EPORTFOLIO-TOOLS - Second Credit 
 
Week - Beginning Objectives Activities Assignments CD Resources WWW or Other Resources
Week #6 ,
February 25
Organize digital artifacts into an electronic portfolio to eventually publish in electronic format, either on CD-ROM or online, and evaluate its effectiveness Introductions, Review 
Stage 4 
Creating PDF files from word processing, database, or slide show files
Using more advanced tools to create e-portfolios - PowerPoint 
Discuss pros & cons of PowerPoint
stepbystep-PowerPointEPs.pdf (includes screen recordings on CD)

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.asp?ID=PPT97Tutorial
http://www.microsoft.com/education/tutorial/classroom/MacOfficeHome.asp

Week #7 ,
March 4
Replicate the Electronic Portfolio Development Process with HyperStudio (or other hypermedia program) or with HTML/WWW Page Editor Converting Portfolio Artifacts into cross-platform, web-accessible file formats 
Organizing portfolio with hypermedia links between standards, artifacts and reflections
Using more advanced tools to create e-portfolios - Adobe Acrobat & Netscape Composer stepbystep-Acrobat5.pdf 
(includes screen recordings on CD) 
stepbystep-Netscape.pdf

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

http://www.pdfresearch.com/Pages/howtof.html http://www.svsu.edu/~mjh/composer.html 
http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/courses/ci235/tutorial/composer/

convert files using the Adobe website

Week #8 , March 11 Add multimedia content.
Create a digital story that illustrates at least one standard, outcome or goal.
Intro to digital video editing and Digital Storytelling Using iMovie (Mac) or Pinnacle Studio (Windows) 
Principles of digital storytelling
stepbystep-iMoviestills.pdf
stepbystep-Pinnacle.pdf 
(includes screen recordings on CD)

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

http://www.atomiclearning.com/freeimovie.shtml
http://www.apple.com/imovie/tutorials/
http://www.storycenter.org

Week #9 ,
March 25
Explore other tools to create electronic portfolio artifacts. Digital Storytelling (continued) Using iPhoto (Mac OS X), iView (Mac OS9) or try other program (i.e., eZedia, Lectora) stepbystep_iphoto.pdf
stepbystep-iview.pdf

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

http://www.apple.com/iphoto/import.html
http://www.atomiclearning.com/freeiphoto.shtml

Week #10 ,
April 1
Apply a rubric to evaluate portfolio. Second look at evaluation rubric Post digital story online AssessmentChapter.pdf - Rubric on pp.8-10 (290-292)

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts


EPORTFOLIO-WEB - Third Credit
Week - Beginning Objectives Activities Assignments CD Resources WWW or other resources
Week #11 , 
April 8
Format portfolio for multiple publishing formats.
Record portfolio to appropriate medium (CD-ROM, WWW server, and videotape).
Stage 5 - Publishing
Burning CDs
Discuss pros & cons of medium
Prepare portfolio for burning to CD. stepbystep-burnCD.pdf
Windows-to be developed

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

 http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/00/38/index4a.html

Week #12 ,
April 15
Publish portfolio highlights on website. Posting to Web server
Discuss pros & cons of medium. Pros and cons of WWW publishing

Prepare a web site version of portfolio highlights

Discuss introduction

Sign up for online system

stepbystep-Netscape.pdf

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

 http://helenbarrett.com/campfires.htm
Tutorial from selected HTML editor (prefer Netscape Composer)

Week #13 , April 22 Publish portfolio highlights on videotape. Transfer to videotape
Discuss pros & cons of medium

Discuss how to repare a short videotape of portfolio highlights

Discuss curriculum integration

to be developed

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

 http://www.hyperstudio.com/showcase/portfolio.html
and click on VCR as a Printer at the bottom of the page to download instructions for hooking your computer to a VCR.

Week #14 ,
April 29
Explore emerging technologies for e-portfolio development and publishing. Other (future) formats for publishing (i.e., DVD)
Discuss possibilities of new media

Explore and discuss other strategies for publishing e-portfolios

Discuss student support system

to be developed

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts

 http://www.laserrot.com/links/dvdsites.html

Week #15 ,
May 6
Present the portfolio to an audience and evaluate the portfolio based on an evaluation rubric. Final look at evaluation rubric

Final presentations in appropriate medium 

Discuss online systems

Shared evaluation activities

 

weekly e-mail

weekly Blackboard announcement 

Blackboard Discussion Prompts


©2003, Helen C. Barrett, Ph.D.