Once you have set up the information you want people to see in your profile, you can start to think about adding your presence to studentfolio. Click Portfolio (top right) to start creating pages and adding files, images, blogs and all sorts of material.
a) Click Create Page.
First you need to give the page an appropriate title, then click 'Save'
Now you can start adding content to your page. There are six grouped types of content -
- Files, images and video(this tab enables you to add your files, images and videos that are in your 'content' area on studentfolio)
- Journals (this is a tool that enables you to keep a journal/blog and add entries to your pages)
- General (this tab contains a number of items that can be added to a page, including the 'Text Box' which enables you to add content directly to the page in the form of a text editor)
- Profile (this lets you add elements from your profile including profile pictures)
- Resume (this lets you add elements from your CV/Resume)
- External content (this lets you add content from other sites like YouTube, Google and more)
To add content to the page simply select what you want to add, click, hold and drag and drop onto the page, when you see a dotted line appear release your mouse. You can now edit the settings of the tool you've selected.
Now click the 'Save' button.
Continue adding content in the same way and when finished remember to scroll to the bottom of your page and click the 'Done' button.
If you would like to edit the overall layout of the page you can use the 'Edit Layout' tab next to the 'Edit Content' tab.
Once you've created pages they will appear in your portfolio and can be edited from here.
If you need to submit a page for assessment see 'Submitting a page for assessment'.
Pages can be linked to create a website too. In studentfolio this is refered to as 'Collection', for details on this see the 'Collections' section of this guide.
When a block is placed onto a page, in the Configure box you will see options to make the block Retractable and to Automatically retract.
- If Retractable is ticked it means that the content of the block can be hidden, leaving just the block title showing on the page.
- If the Automatically retract option is also ticked this means that the content in the block will be hidden by default, with just block title showing when the page is viewed.
When the page is being viewed, the arrow icon to the right of the block title can be clicked to expand the block and show the content.
Using the retractable option gives you more flexibility over what content is immediately shown on a page. This might be useful for pages with large amounts of content or where content needs to be more organised.
An example of where the retractable blocks have been used can be found in the support pages in J. Share your portfolio pages.