This guide explores the use of a diverse selection of elements to demonstrate proficiencies and skill sets. Students are introduced to the concept of using artifacts and reflection to showcase not only what they�ve learned but how they�ve learned: how to demonstrate both their areas of study and interest and final products alongside pieces of evidence that demonstrate the process leading up to a final product. This title will aid students in the process of drawing connections between elements and reflection, and using feedback to build portfolios.
Digital portfolios allow students to showcase their work to potential employers, college admission boards, and scholarship and award committees. In this title, readers will get expert tips on how to create their own portfolio and how to incorporate collaborative projects, including those they've completed with their classmates, peers, and fellow learners around the country and world. Also included are tips on how to get involved in existing collaborative projects or how to design your own.
Digital literacy is the key to success for this generation of students. Becoming familiar with digital portfolios and how they can assist in solving problems creatively is now a necessity. This title will inform readers about the benefits of digital portfolios with a focus on problem solving and innovation. Using historic examples from some of history�s greatest minds, as well as current professionals working in a digitized landscape, students will finish this book with a clear understanding of how digital portfolios can be leveraged to take an inventive approach to addressing issues.
In today�s world, creating a digital portfolio that showcases academic and personal achievements is one of the best ways for students to present their accomplishments to organizations, college administrators, and potential employers. A digital portfolio can creatively demonstrate how a student�s interests and academic abilities have developed over time through the use of various media, including photos, blogs, sound files, and videos. This title will help readers learn how to select the best digital portfolio for their needs and know what to include so their accomplishments will truly stand out.
With this title, readers will learn to create digital portfolios for future-ready success! Electronic portfolios enable college- and career-bound students to curate and demonstrate their skills and academic achievements in a way that can be continually updated and expanded upon using hyperlinks. Readers will learn how to make a digital portfolio that puts their best foot forward, from what content to include to pro tips that will take it to the next level. Whether applying to college or for a new job, or showcasing a body of work, readers will learn how to make a digital portfolio sure to set them apart.
This guide helps readers learn not only how to develop a digital portfolio but also how to use the portfolio to improve their communication skills with key audiences. Readers will discover how to highlight the work that best communicates their �brand� or message and how to effectively demonstrate their strengths, experience, and interests. They will learn how to leverage digital portfolios to dialogue with everyone from teachers and students to prospective colleges and employers. Overall, this book teaches students that a digital portfolio is a powerful tool in helping them communicate with the world around them.
This book is developed to provide students with everything they need to know to make the transition from design student to design professional. It provides step-by-step instruction for creating professional portfolios, both traditional and digital. Interviewing tips, sample resumes and cover letters, and action verb lists help students prepare for their job search. The second edition includes new sample portfolios, robust case studies, and updated information on digital portfolio trends and techniques.
Chart a course to innovation using educational technology. Let’s go on an edventure! Do you want to innovate and take risks in your teaching? Looking for ways to troubleshoot common classroom challenges? Jennie Magiera charts a course for you to discover your own version of innovation, using the limitless possibilities of educational technology. Packed with lesson plans, examples, and solutions, Courageous Edventures will show you: How to create your own Teacher-IEP (Innovation Exploration Plan) Strategies and solutions for tackling common educational technology problems Methods for putting learning into the hands of students How to find innovation in everyday places
"This book offers professional teacher educators a rare opportunity to harvest the thinking of pioneering colleagues spanning dozens of universities, and to benefit from the creativity, scholarship, hard work, and reflection that led them to the models they describe"--Provided by publisher.
This simple guide provides valuable insights for transforming an out-of-date public, school, or academic library into a thriving, user-centric learning commons. * Includes usable surveys, sample newsletters and library reports, research paper formatting guides, and a highly useful website * 38 figures and photographs of actual resources, user-centered design, students utilizing resources, and web design * Index facilitates quick reference to specific examples on demand
Distance Learning is for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e'learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional journal with applicable information for those involved with providing instruction to all kinds of learners, of all ages, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Stories are written by practitioners for practitioners with the intent of providing usable information and ideas. Articles are accepted from authors--new and experienced--with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning. Distance Learning is published quarterly. Each issue includes eight to ten articles and three to four columns, including the highly regarded "And Finally..." column covering recent important issues in the field and written by Distance Learning editor, Michael Simonson. Articles are written by practitioners from various countries and locations, nationally and internationally. Distance Learning is an official publication of the United States Distance Learning Association, and is co-sponsored by the Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University and Information Age Publishing.