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Learning Exercise

Material: Developing A Digital Portfolio
Submitted by: Jamie Tabone on Aug 02, 2008
Date Last Modified: Aug 02, 2008
Title: Digital Portfolio for the Art Educator
Description: Using Adobe InDesign (or other layout software of your choice), create a digital portfolio that demonstrates and highlights you as an artist and educator, your artwork, and your experience working with students in the classroom.
Type of Task: Individual, Supervised, Teacher-centered
Time Required 3 - 3 hour sessions
Topics: Digital Portfolio Development
Course: AED 398 Computer Applications for Art Educators
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Prerequisites Skills: Assumed knowledge of computer (Mac or PC). Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator, MicroSoft PowerPoint.
Learning Objectives: Student will be able to create a professional digital portfolio.
Text of Learning Exercise: Utilizing Adobe InDesign (or layout program of your choice) for layout, create a digital portfolio that demonstrates and highlights you as an artist and educator, your artwork and your experience working in the classroom. Your portfolio must include: • cover page • table of contents • resume • teaching philosophy • images of your artwork that demonstrate your studio skills • images of you working in the classroom (with students, their work, etc.) Along with your digital portfolio created in InDesign, submit all images that are linked and a written description of the creative and technical processes you followed to create your digital portfolio. Grading for this Problem/Project: This project consists of the finished Portfolio (80%), the images linked supplied on disk(10%), and your journal writing (10%). Your CD should contain a folder with all of the following: 1. The InDesign document of your portfolio 2. The InDesign document of your process journal writing. 3. All original images that are linked in your portfolio.(jpg tiff, bmp, psd, eps).
Assessment: The pre-service teachers will present their portfolios to their peers the last day of class for peer review. Final grade will be completed by the teacher.
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