Creating E-Portfolios Using PowerPoint: A Guide for Educators / Edition 1

Creating E-Portfolios Using PowerPoint: A Guide for Educators / Edition 1

by Kathleen K. Montgomery, David A. Wiley, David A. Wiley, David Wiley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761928804

ISBN-13: 9780761928805

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Creating E-Portfolios Using PowerPoint: A Guide for Educators addresses the use of e-portfolios by pre- and in-service educators as a self-assessment tool and as a way to measure their students' performance. The first half of the book explains what portfolios are, what makes an electronic portfolio (or e-portfolio) superior to physical

Overview

Creating E-Portfolios Using PowerPoint: A Guide for Educators addresses the use of e-portfolios by pre- and in-service educators as a self-assessment tool and as a way to measure their students' performance. The first half of the book explains what portfolios are, what makes an electronic portfolio (or e-portfolio) superior to physical portfolios, and how they should be organized. The second half of the book addresses which computer programs can be used to build an e-portfolio, then presents detailed instructions on using Microsoft PowerPoint® to create effective, visually rich portfolios. A CD containing sample portfolios is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761928805
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
BOOK & CD
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Foundations for Portfolio Development
Introduction
Terms used in portfolio development
The Performance-based Movement
Portfolios are Authentic and Standards-Based
Reflection: An Integral Part of Portfolio Development
The Power of Portfolios
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Portfolio Assessment
Kinds of Portfolios and Their Uses
Introduction
Types of Portfolios
Planning for a Portfolio
Four Examples from Purposeful Portfolios
Using Standards in Portfolio Construction
Introduction
Standards for Students
Standards for Preservice Teachers
Standards for Teachers
Resources for Standards
Self-Assessment
Introduction
Rubrics Can Help
Reflection and Self-Assessment
Self Assessment for Teachers
Self Assessment Oppoertunities for Students
Presenting the Portfolio
Introduction
Presentation Skills
Additional resources for Design Decisions
Presenting the portfolio to others
Presentations of Student Portfolios
Presentation of Teacher Portfolios
Professional Development Presentations
Introduction to the Electronic Portfolio
Introduction
Web-based portfolio tools
Non-web-based portfolio tools
Selecting a portfolio tool
PowerPoint as a portfolio development tool
PowerPoint Basics
Introduction
Start at the Beginning
Starting PowerPoint
Selecting a Slide Background
Selection of Font Type and Size
Selecting Slide Views to Accomplish Work
Slide Transition and Animation
A Word About Copyright Law
Is There Fair Use
Adding Clip Art to the Presentation
Adding Internet Images to the presentation
Adding Sound to the Presentation
Adding movies to a presentation
Adding Internet or document links to the presentation
Using Action Buttons
Showing the presentation
Building Non-linear PowerPoint Portfolios
Introduction
Making PowerPoint less linear by hyperlinking
Building a Structure for an Electronic Portfolio
Editing Images Using Basic PhotoShop Capabilities
Taking a part of the image: Cropping
Adjusting the size of an image
Masking part of an image: Filtering
Adjusting for brightness (color, contrast and brightness)
Editing sound
Editing video
Tools You Can Use
Introduction
Collecting documents for the portfolio
Of dots and pixels: Image sizes
Scanning materials for use as artifacts
Using digital cameras to capture images
A few photography hints
Capturing and using digital video
Saving a portfolio to media
Burning a CD
Saving information to a DVD
PowerPoint-based Electronic Portfolios - Guides to Follow
Introduction
What happened - A guide to common errors
Downloading PowerPoint reader - for free!
Downloading QuickTime - for Free
The future - what promises to make electronic portfolios more effective

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