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Greg McVerry

EDU106 Portfolio Module

  Goal of the Module You will create a portfolio website that tracks your efforts to make yourself or the world a better place. There are a

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Goal of the Module


You will create a portfolio website that tracks your efforts to make yourself or the world a better place. There are a number of ideas you can choose from:

  • Learn and teach a classic family recipe.
  • Join an online movement
  • Do a two week long quantified self project (diet,exercise, reading, digital detox)
  • Making a mental health guide
  • tracking a compost project
  • time management
  • Reflection Portfolio
  • and many more

 

Portfolio Requirements


  • An introduction: covering your so what, why, and how.
  • An About Me page (may include the intro)
  • A digital essay on the topic including an Ignite Talk and Timeline
  • Survey Data: Must include some descriptive statistics and a few charts. People like shiny charts
  • Your chosen pathway (see below)
  • Two backstage posts. As you work on your project publish two blog post explaining what you did, how you did it, what went wrong, or what went well. Basically you are providing us a sneak peak behind the scenes

Pathways


You will choose one of the following pathways:

  • Podcast
  • Photography
  • Video

Podcast

  • 60 minutes of content: one 60 min show; two 30 min shoe; 6 ten minute shows, 30 two minute shows, etc.
  • Make a bumper for in between scenes or segments
  • Make an intro bumper
  • If you do not know how to do these things you may check YouTube, come to design studio, preferably both

Photography

  • Collection of 7-10 photos that tell a story or share an artistic theme
  • Use a filter
  • Use multiple layers
  • Combine images
  • You will upload each image here on your blog and we will use the url on your portfolio website.
  • You can use pixlr.com for these tasks or any photo editing software of your choice that allows layers
  • If you do not know how to do these things you may check YouTube, come to design studio, preferably both

Video

  • Single video or series of videos. Research shows <7 minutes most effective
  • Must include a bumper or intro
  • Add an audio track, either music or voice over
  • Splice (use two timelines) two different videos
  • Image and text overlays
  • Include a captions file
  • You can apply for a free trial on WeVideo or use video software of your choice
  • If you do not know how to do these things you may check YouTube, come to design studio, preferably both

 

Schedule


Week One 2020-11-30 to 2020-12-07

 

Read

Patricia Carinin Art of Teaching

Teaching Better

Go to our shared Padlet. Add your comments as to what SCSU are doing well and need to do better during 100% remote learning

Write

Define good teaching

Participate

Choose a topic and pathway and make a timeline on the choice

 

Week Two 2020-12-07 to 2020-12-14

 

Read

David Cormier (2008). Rhizomatic Education : Community as CurriculumBlog Post

Colin Mathews (2016). Unwelcome InnovationInstitute of Higher Education Essay

Write

Work on your portfolio

Participate

Plan your Ignite Talk

 

Week Three 2020-12-14 to 2020-12-19

 

  • Record your ignite talk
  • Finish your Portfolio
  • Come to Demo Day (Final)

Tutorials


Ignite How To Video

Storyboard

How to Make the Slideshow

Student Examples

Timeline Tutorial 

How to Copy Portfolio Page

Making Survey Questions

How to Analyze Google Forms

How to Add Your Why

How to Record your Ignite Talk

How to Add Video to Glitch

How to Add a Poster to Video

How to Add Images to Glitch

How to Build an Image Grid with Flexbox

How to Do the Survey Section

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