What is an ePortfolio?
An eportfolio is simply an electronic version of a paper-based portfolio that helps you to manage evidence of your personal learning, development and skills. It can contain digital items such as:
- Files (e.g. MS Word and PowerPoint),
- Images and diagrams,
- Multi-media (e.g. video and audio).
You can use an ePortfolio to:
- Construct a personal professional profile.
- Write and upload content.
- Store and manage files.
- Link to sources of content elsewhere on the Internet.
- Plan actions.
- Build a CV.
- Showcase and publish your work on the web.
- Share content with your tutor, friends or the public.
- Work as a group to produce a project.
- Comment and receive feedback.
What are the benefits?
As the world becomes more digitally focussed, studentfolio gives you:
- A brighton.ac.uk web address that ranks highly in search results on the web, making you more discoverable.
- A secure and safe place to develop your online identity.
- The ability to be creative and incorporate digital media; images, video and sound.
- A single space to collect and store your work as a University of Brighton student.
What is studentfolio?
Studentfolio is the University’s dedicated web-based ePortfolio tool available to students and staff.
If you are using studentfolio on your course, your tutor will guide you on how and what to use studentfolio for. It can be part of:
- Personal & professional development (Graduate Toolkit).
- Record of achievement & learning.
- Evidence for assessment.
- Target setting and planning.
- Presenting projects and research.
- Critical reflection.
You're in control!
studentfolio is centred around you and is a personal space for you to build work online. This means that you control how and when content is shown to others and on the Internet. Any content you create is private until you choose to share it.
Step 1 - Add
- Write a personal profile.
- Upload and organise your files.
- Write a blog.
Step 2 - Create
- Build simple web pages by dragging and dropping content onto a page.
- Include content from external websites and social media.
- Make multiple customised web pages for different purposes and people to see.
Step 3 - Share
- Choose who can see your web pages.
- Make your content available to groups, friends and tutors.
- Send links to people outside the university.
- Receive and send feedback on content.