The Packaging Science ePortfolio

Report
The Packaging Science
ePortfolio
Updated
April 16, 2012
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Discussion outline
 What
is an ePortfolio?
 GenEd ePortfolio
 Packaging Science ePortfolio
 What?
 Why?
 When?
 Reflections
 Emphasis
areas and minors
 What you should do
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What is an ePortfolio?
ePortfolio= electronic portfolio=
digital portfolio
 Collection of electronic evidence
 Assembled and managed by a user
 May include:

 Text
(documents)
 Electronic files
 Images
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 Multimedia
 Blog entries
 Hyperlinks
What is an ePortfolio?
 Demonstration
of user’s abilities
 Platform for user expression
 Maintained dynamically over time
 Varying degrees of access
 Multiple purposes for same
ePortfolio
 More formal setting than Facebook
or Twitter
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ePortfolio benefits
 Encourage
independent and
autonomous thinking
 Take charge of your learning
 Demonstrate your proficiency
 Reflect on what you’ve learned
 Reflect on plans for building and
improving in the future
 Develop critical thinking
 Develop writing and multimedia skills
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GenEd ePortfolio
 Required
by Clemson from all
undergraduates
 Submitted in senior year
 Must be approved prior to
graduation
 Evidence of GenEd competencies
 http://www.clemson.edu/academics
/programs/eportfolio/index.html
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Packaging Science ePortfolio
 What
is it?
 Collection of examples of your work
from each core Packaging Science
course
 Reflections on your courses and on key
events and decisions
 Updated resume
 Images and multimedia materials
documenting your UG years
 Hyperlink to your GenEd ePortfolio
 Anything else you want to include
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Packaging Science ePortfolio
 Why?
 Encourage critical thinking
• Your coursework
• Your UG experiences
• Your decisions
 Collect evidence for the faculty
• Document achievement of learning
outcomes
 Document your UG experience
 Basis for a career ePortfolio
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Packaging Science ePortfolio
 When?
 Start NOW
 Submit in your last UG semester
(PKGSC 403)
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Reflection
Active, conscious
process
 Make sense of an
experience

 Examine it
 Explore it in
greater depth
 Not just live it

Learn through
experience
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PKGSC ePortfolio content
 Autobiography
 Reflection:
my Clemson experience
 Reflection: business ethics
 Reflection: co-op and/or work
experience
 Reflection: choosing your major
 Reflection: choosing your
minor/emphasis area
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PKGSC ePortfolio content (continued)
 Updated
professional resume
 At least one artifact from each
required core Packaging Science
course and a reflection on the
artifact content
 Reflection on each CI course (or
sequence)
 Hyperlink to complete GenEd
ePortfolio
 Still or video images/audio files
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PKGSC ePortfolio content (continued)
 Course
artifacts
 Suggested or required artifacts are
specified in each PKGSC core
curriculum course syllabus
 Course
reflections
 Reflect on the artifact
 If you like, reflect on any part or all of
the course
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What should you do?
 Familiarize
Sites
yourself with Google
 Google.com, click more, click Sites
 https://docs.google.com/a/g.clemson.
edu/file/d/0B8zr68OP1G4Y2Y0YzZlNTUtNTdlMi00OG
FhLWJkMGMtN2Y1OGYwZWQ2MzFj/edi
t?hl=en&pli=1
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What should you do?
 Start
collecting artifacts for both
your GenEd and PKGSC ePortfolios
NOW and every future semester
 Write first drafts of appropriate
documents and reflections for
PKGSC ePortfolio
 BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER OFTEN
 External hard drive
 Cloud site
 U-drive (lose access after graduation)
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 Assistance
or additional
information:
Dr. Kimmel
Poole 232
656-6534
[email protected]
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