56% of employers plan to use ePortfolios in the future and discuss the opportunity college career services has to use this new technology with 95% preferring access by a web-based link.
A fine collection of suggested ePortfolio contents from the University of Iowa College of Education. Includes Teacher Education Program, Teacher Ed employment portfolio, Alternate employment portfolio, Early career teacher, Educational Leadership Program.
Site is for students, educators, businesses and career seekers learn about how to create and use electronic portfolios to get jobs, seek career advancement and improve business practices. eFolio Minnesota is the first statewide electronic portfolio system designed to let Minnesota residents showcase their talents, skills and abilities.
Commercials, newspapers, relationships, communitiesare just a few examples of traditional ideas moving online. Your resume is up next. Conventional resumes are becoming less and less common and in its place we find the ever illusive, ePortfolio. An ePortfolio allows you to format your personal pitch in a web-savvy, visually appealing way. It also enables you to show off rich-media based projects such as video clips, audio clips, etc. An ePortfolio isnt just about the objectives you list, but the portfolio itself becomes a testament to your skill and motivation.
"Thirty-five percent of hiring managers use Google to do online background checks on job candidates, according to a recent survey by Ponemon Institute, an information and privacy think tank. Nearly one-third of those Web searches lead to job rejections."
CityU TDG funded ePortfolio project website "ePortfolios for All: A Roadmap for Success" and is an extension of the Electronic Learning Portfolio and English Language Portfolio projects. This site has much information, including templates and a gallery.
Passportfolio is a website portal to the ePortfolio system "for all young people aged 11-19 years in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Passportfolio helps you to plan for your future, and think about yourself and the options that are out there for you."
Launched in November 2004 in response to a challenge set by the Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning. Developing people through life-long career planning, this site has areas for: Up to 16; Age 16 18; Adults; Professionals; Employer.
Talk of the Nation 4/29/09 focuses on using the web and the importance of having a web presence (Linked in, and a more formal web identity). They didn't name ePortfolios, but it's what they were recommending and talking about a lot & promoting "Visual CV".
ot just a tool to build ePortfolios (currently FREE), but also has a directory of ePortfolios!
* Build your e-portfolio for free and choose from over 125 customizable themes. If you already have an e-Portfolio, you can list it in the ZEN Portfolios directory for free and be found by prospective employers!
The University of Iowa College of Education is recognized for the development of the Iowa ePortfolio™ Model. New graduates now enter the workforce with a diploma and a set of integrated digital tools that afford short-term career advantages and long-term professional benefits.