|November 4, 2013||Filled under General, How to, Presentation Portfolio, Students|
How do I size my picture so that I can use it as a header on all my pages?
Can I crop just part of the image I want to use in my site?
Many students are unfamiliar with free image-editing software that would allow them to create banners, logos or header images, and make modifications to other pictures they might want to include in their ePortfolios.
Listed below are some suggestions for free online photo editors. I am a Photoshop user, but I have used Pixlr and was pleased with the results. For basic editing features, any of these should work. Most of them also have apps to work on mobile devices. Please read all the information prior to using any free software and make sure it will meet your needs and the system requirements for the computer or devices you are using.
|July 23, 2013||General, News & Events, Presentation Portfolio, Showcase|
Students who are investing time in preparing a presentation-style career ePortfolio are wondering, “Are employers really going to look at my ePortfolio?” From what I have read and seen, this seems to vary from discipline to discipline. There is a real need for more data in this area. I thought I would share the findings of two recent reports. In a recent Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) study, “It Takes More Than A… more
|March 28, 2013||General, Presentation Portfolio, Students|
A recent post on the EmergingEdTech site, “Are ePortfolios Still Relevant for Today’s Students?” stated that “ePortfolios Never Went Away—They Just Became Standard Practice.” Included in this post are suggestions for content that should be included in an academic portfolio as well as a career portfolio. Also, the post makes several suggestions for how to keep current with changing times. I have highlighted several below: Think hard about the organization, appearance and general layout of… more
|November 13, 2012||Google Sites, How to, Presentation Portfolio, Students|
If you have created a public profile on the LinkedIn™ Web site, you might want to consider linking to it from within your ePortfolio. There are four basic steps: Either create your own image or use the LinkedIn™ logo in your site. Upload the image where you want it to appear in your site. Go to the LinkedIn™ site and copy your public profile link. Edit the image in your site and paste the URL you… more
|November 7, 2012||Google Sites, How to, Presentation Portfolio, Students|
Several people have asked how to make an image in their ePortfolio site an active link. In Google Sites, you can remove the default automatic link to the image and replace it with a new one. When you add an image to your site, Google automatically makes a default link to the image itself. That is why when you click an image in your site, you are usually taken to a page where the image… more