Building Portfolios


e-portfolios for starters

Top Tips

Getting Started:

Steps in the portfolio process:

1. Collect - collect evidence and save artifacts that demonstrate your achievements

2. Select - choose artifacts and evidence that best demonstrate your skills

3. Evaluate - ask a peer, a mentor or your advisor to evaluate your portfolio and give you feedback

4. Reflect - reflect on what you've experienced and learned

5. Present - personalize your portfolio and present it

Adapted from UBC Wiki -

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Enhance your Wellness

Learn to identify negative automatic thoughts about yourself and the world. Practice replacing them with more rational and realistic thoughts and notice how that impacts your experience!

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Value for Me?

As a student, you can use an e-portfolio as a medium to conveniently and effectively highlight the myriad of skills and projects you’ve developed over the course of earning your degree for networking or future employment purposes.

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Technology Integration

Use VIULearn ePortfolio space

Develop in VIU Student Blogs on Wordpress

Use Weebly or Google Spaces