Create an ePortfolio Presentation

Creating a Presentation

  1. Click on Collaboration on the navbar and then choose ePortfolio.
    Indicates Collaboration menu and Identifies ePortfolio choice
  2. Choose My Items and click on New Presentation.
    Indicates My Items menu and Identifies New Presentation choice
  3. Under Properties, enter a Name (required).
    Identifies Properties tab
    • Enter a Description (optional).
    • Enter Tags (optional).
      • Suggested entries: Presentation, Subject, Last Name
  4. Click Content/Layout tab (the presentation is auto-saved when switching tabs). The Edit Presentation Navigation and Edit Page Layout links are both optional and most often left as default.
    • Pages pane: This will contain each of the sections of the presentation.
    • Content Area 1 pane: Contains the main body of content of the selected Page.
    • Content Area 2 pane: Contains the minor body of content of the selected Page.
      Identifies Content/Layout tab
  5. Click the arrow next to the default New Page, then click Page Properties.
    Identifies Page Properties choice
  6. Change the Title as needed then click Save.
  7. Click Add Component under Content Area 1.
    Identifies Add Component button
  8. Add the desired type of content.
  9. To add a new page, click the New Page icon under the Pages pane.
    Identifies New Page icon
  10. Change the title as needed and click Save
    • The Content Area 1 and 2 panes will update to show the newly created page’s content.
  11. Repeat steps above to add content for this new content page.
    • Content examples include:
      • Artifacts
      • Text Areas (HTML Editor)
      • Form entry fields
      • Reflections
  12. Click the Banner tab, then enter a banner title and description. Both are optional but suggested.
    Identifies Banner tab
  13. Theme selection is optional.
    Identifies Theme tab
  14. To preview the presentation at any time, either:
    • Click the View Presentation link near the title;
      Identifies View Presentation link
    • Click the down arrow next to the title and choose View.
      Indicates drop down menu and Identifies the View choice
  15. Click Close to exit the presentation once you are finished editing it.