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Use instructions and samples under Course Content/ePortfolio to develop and turn in to professor an advanced, professionally designed ePortfolio.
Portfolio: a physical representation of your abilities and accomplishments.
It is a “tool” for selling yourself to potential employers. Showcase your best works and indicates potential future achievements.
Why Have an ePortfolio?
Job market is very competitive and you need to be prepared
Distinguishes you from others
Physical evidence of your abilities
Visual aids for potential employers
Helps self evaluation in a career
Allows you examine your personal and professional strengths/weaknesses
Enhances yourself image and professional opportunities
Can increase your chances in getting a job
Identify your career objectives
Tell potential employers about you
Identify the abilities you are likely to bring to an organization
An eportfolio should document your qualifications or credentials, skills, knowledge, education, and experience. It should contain samples of best works
(class projects, previous and current jobs, etc).It is created from past accomplishments and showcases your abilities in writing, critical-thinking, decisionmaking, technical expertise, etc. It should reflect your educational accomplishments, transcriipt, community involvements, volunteer services, etc.
Photographs and newspaper clips are good items for a portfolio. Certificates, professional membership and status, letters of thanks or appreciation, and
letters of recommendations are other important items. Awards, internship experiences, experiences from previous and current jobs should provide inputs for
a portfolio. Projects are good materials for a portfolio. A resume and a cover letter should be part of your portfolio.
We live in an age of high technology and the computer has become the workhorse in very industry. Basic computer skills include literacy in office packages
and the Internet. Word processing, spreadsheet and power skills are considered basic computer skills today. Competence in the use of the Internet for
information searches and communication is taken for granted. You must have these skills to be employable in any career today. A working knowledge of
databases is a plus. Special computer skills are career specific. You should be proficient in at least three popular packages in your chosen career. In
mechanical design technology for example, you should be proficient in AutoCAD, Inventor, or Solidworks, or Solid Edge, or ProE, and Cosmos, Algor or
ANSYS. etc. In architectural design, you should be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, or AutoCAD Architecture, or Building Systems, and one analysis software.
Performs work under close supervision
Performs work under minimum supervision with minor or no correction.
Performs quality work efficiently and effectively without supervision.