The Web Portfolio Guide: Creating Electronic Portfolios for the Web / Edition 1

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This text gives sound practical advice to student writers on constructing portfolios on the Web, including planning and drafting; using templates, integrating graphics and multimedia; and revising, editing, and publishing the finished product.

Based on current scholarship in the discipline,The Web Portfolio Handbook suggests that the Web is an ideal medium for portfolio writing, arguing that the very concept of a portfolio, whether paper or electronic, is hypertextual. By creating web portfolios, which include not only implicit links but active hyperlinks between artifacts and reflections, authors synthesize the products of their learning–both for themselves and for their audiences. To this end, the text gives sound practical advice to student writers on constructing portfolios on the Web.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321093455
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 8/6/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.03 (w) x 8.11 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Instructors' Preface.


1. Understanding Web Portfolios.

Why Should You Create a Web Portfolio?

How Does a Web Portfolio Work?

What Makes a Good Web Portfolio?

2. Planning Your Web Portfolio.

Keeping a Working Portfolio.

Analyzing Your Situation.

Assessing Your Work.

Planning for Reflection.

Assessing Your Work.

Planning for Reflection.

Planning for Documentation.

Creating a Web Portfolio Plan.

3. Creating Your Web Portfolio.

Creating and Using a Template.

Copying and Filling in the Template.

Incorporating Artifacts in Web Portfolios.

4. Graphics & Multimedia in Web Portfolios.

Graphics, Multimedia and Copyright.


Audio and Video.

Slide Presentations.

5. Revising & Editing Your Web Portfolio.

Getting Feedback.

Revising and Editing.

6. Publishing Your Web Portfolio.

Uploading your portfolio to the Web.

Publishing Your Web Portfolio on Disk.

7. Creating the Professional Web Portfolio.

Professional Development Web Portfolios.

Professional Marketing Web Portfolios.

Electronic resumes and web portfolios.

Marketing Your Web Portfolio.




Electronic Portfolios.

Professional Portfolios.


About the Author.

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