So, most of my posts here on UCWbLing have been committed to DePaul’s fave portfolio tool: Digication. But, with finals week just around the corner (breathe), I thought I’d put out the cliff notes version of my Digication tips/observations. So, without further ado, here are my…Top 5 Ways to Jazz Up your Digication e-Portfolio!
Digicational: Teaching and Learning with Digication May 16, 2011
This year, I joined the UCWbL team at DePaul’s 16th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference to present my e-portfolio with my fellow Digicators. Faculty drawn to the conference from across the university had the opportunity to browse the various e-portfolios on display and direct Digication questions to the presenters of each digital portfolio. Consequently, many of the conversations I found myself engaged in had to do with my experience with class sites on Digication. Admittedly, I’ve only had one class with a page on Digication instead of D2L, but upon reflecting and investigating class e-pages, I’ve found many that prove Digication to be full of helpful tools for both professors and students. (more…)
Digicational: Incorporating Images April 21, 2011
The approach of spring quarter midterms means tests, stress, but also e-portfolios! Whether you’re thinking of your WRD portfolios or job hunting come June graduation, it might be time to look to Digication for your e-portfolio needs. While browsing the pages viewable to digicators in the DePaul community, I found a great many portfolios designed by prospective teachers like Lindsey Stow.** E-portfolios, of course, are an effective tool for professionals looking to showcase their experiences in a way that is much more in depth than a brief resume.
That said, one element that made Lindsey’s profile stand out to me was her professional use of images throughout her portfolio. (more…)
Kalamazoo and Assessment Too March 5, 2011
You would never guess from the buzz and chatter at the 33rd East Central Writing Center Association Conference this weekend (March 3-5, 2011) that peer writing tutor programs have a fraught history with the idea of assessment.