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Unformatted text preview: Creating an E-Portfolio with Google Docs A Users Guide 1 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 1 GETTING STARTED 3 P REREQUISITES 3 CREATING A G OOGLE A CCOUNT 3 Existing User 3 New User 5 S IGNING UP FOR E- PORTFOLIO 8 CREATING THE E-PORTFOLIO PAGES 11 CREATING A NEW PAGE 11 CREATING A SUB- PAGE 13 ADDING CONTENT TO PAGES 14 ADDING WRITING SAMPLES 15 Copying a file directly 15 Uploading a file as attachment 16 CUSTOMIZING THE E-PORTFOLIO 19 SELECTING A NEW THEME 19 CHANGING COLORS AND FONTS 22 ADDING A NEW PAGE TO NAVIGATION WINDOW 25 ORGANIZING THE NAVIGATION WINDOW 26 RENAMING THE NAVIGATION WINDOW 28 PRESENTING YOUR E-PORTFOLIO 31 R EMOVING RECENT ACTIVITY SIDEBAR 31 A DDING SECURITY FEATURES 31 P REVIEWING THE E- PORTFOLIO 32 WRAPPING UP 35 Dos and Donts 35 Checklist 36 TROUBLESHOOTING 37 GLOSSARY 40 APPENDIX A:TYPES OF PAGES 43 INDEX 45 Introduction Introduction A portfolio is a collection of quality writing samples. Portfolios showcase your design and writing skills and are a traditional form of presenting professional work to employers. Earlier your options were limited to the traditional hardcopy portfolio but today you can create portfolios in two mediums: hardcopy and electronic. An electronic portfolio (e-portfolio) presents the same information as a hardcopy portfolio but in a digital form. While an e- portfolio effectively replaces the traditional hardcopy portfolio, use it more as a complement rather than a replacement to show a technological component to the whole package of portfolio, resume, and cover letter E-portfolios offer these advantages: Allows employers to view your work before and after an interview Showcases web development and web-writing skills Exposes work to out-of-area employers Updates easily as your qualifications and writing samples grow Serves as a secondary storage mechanism for digital files Reduces the use of paper during the copy and distribution process, making e-portfolios a green method for displaying work. Google Sites is one e-portfolio host which offers users an extremely simple way to create an e- portfolio. You can add content, file attachments and information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube and Picasa) with a click of a button. Creating an e-portfolio is as easy as editing a document. The advantages of Google Sites are: They are easy to create. They are completely free to set up and maintain. They do not require HTML knowledge. They provide customizable templates to personalize your portfolio. This guide walks you through the process of creating an e-portfolio using the free services of Google Sites. It helps you create an account, build and customize pages, add writing samples and set up security features....
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