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Academic ePortfolios at Penn State

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iStudy would like to acknowledge Glenn Johnson and Heather Hughes for revising this tutorial's content.



ePortfolios are a popular way to efficiently share information about who you are, what you know, what you can do, and what you value.

The purpose of this tutorial is to walk you through the fundamental design decisions involved in creating a useful and informative ePortfolio. This tutorial will also lead to resources that will improve your technology skills as you develop your own academic ePortfolio.

Use the information in this tutorial as a guide when you are asked to share information about yourself, so that someone else will be able to appreciate who you are.


Goals and Objectives

This tutorial addresses communications skills, provides opportunities for information gathering, synthesis, and analysis in solving problems and critical thinking. Upon completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:



There are five sections to this tutorial. Each section includes driving questions to focus your thinking, short readings from the Penn State ePortfolio Web site to help you answer these questions, and activities which will help you develop your own ePortfolio!



Instructor's Guide

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