An e-portfolio is a way for you to keep track of your learning and to have something to present to employers when you graduate.
Why Create an E-Portfolio?
- To help you get a job
- To help you take control of your own learning
- To help you keep track of what you learned
- To help you prepare for job interviews
- To help you be more confident
What To Include in an E-Portfolio
- Letters of reference
- Thank you letters
- Degrees, diplomas or certificates
- Awards (ex: honour roll certificate)
- Examples of technology skills
- Volunteering and community work
- Cover letter
- Peer reviews
- Instructor reviews
- Course outlines
How To Create an E-Portfolio
There are many online resources to help you build an e-portfolio such as LinkedIn.com and Weebly.com. If you would like to create an offline portfolio, a tool such as Microsoft OneNote is a good option.
Be sure to keep your portfolio as organized and detailed as possible, building a portfolio over time will ensure that all your skills and work are represented and can be drawn from when needed.