Building E-portfolios Using Power Point: A Guide for Educators (2nd Revised edition)

Building E-portfolios Using Power Point: A Guide for Educators (2nd Revised edition)

By: David A. Wiley (author), Kathleen K. Montgomery (author)Paperback

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Building E-Portfolios Using PowerPoint: A Guide for Educators, Second Edition addresses the use of e-portfolios by pre- and in-service educators as a self-assessment tool and as a way to measure their studentsAe performance. The first half of the book explains what portfolios are, what makes an electronic portfolio (or e-portfolio) superior to physical portfolios, and how they should be organized. The second half of the book addresses which computer programs can be used to build an e-portfolio, then presents detailed instructions on using Microsoft PowerPoint(r) to create effective, visually rich portfolios. The book is filled with pedagogy, each chapter beginning with a oconversation scenarioo to add relevance and meaning for the reader. There are also numerous charts, summaries, a glossary, and appendices. A Student Resource CD with PowerPoint templates, sample e-portfolios, and additional student resources is available.

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About Author

Kathleen Montgomery is an Associate Professor in the Education Department at The University of Scranton. She is an elementary education generalist who has taught grades K-8 for sixteen years in the United States as well as in International Schools. She served as the Director of Undergraduate Programs at The University of Scranton and has authored numerous articles and a book on alternative assessment methods, including portfolio assessment. David A. Wiley is a Professor in the Education Department at the University of Scranton in Scranton PA. After teaching science for more than fourteen years, he moved to the University in 1988. He has served as Department Chair for over nine years, is now serving as Certification Officer, and was a co-author of the assessment plan used with teacher candidates at the University of Scranton. His research interests include mathematics and science education, technology education, and teacher effectiveness in the classroom setting. He has authored more than forty articles and three previous books in his areas of expertise. He has presented at the Pennsylvania and the National Science Teachers Associations, at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, and meetings of many other organizations. His service agenda is heavy in the area of teacher preparation and working with science teacher professional associations. Dr. Wiley is married, the father of a son and three daughters, and lives in Clarks Summit, PA where, in his spare time, he volunteers with the Clarks Summit Fire Company.


Part I: Assessment and the Use of Electronic Portfolios Chapter 1: The Foundations for Portfolio Development Introduction Terms Used in Portfolio Development The Advantages and Disadvantages of Portfolio Assessment The Performance-Based Movement Reflection: An Integral Part of Portfolio Development The Power of Portfolios Summary Chapter 2: Kinds of Portfolios and Their Uses Introduction Types of Portfolios Planning for a Portfolio Examples From Purposeful Portfolios Summary Chapter 3: Using Standards in Portfolio Construction Introduction Standards for Teachers Resources for Standards Summary Chapter 4: Self-Assessment Through Reflection Introduction Rubrics Can Help Reflection and Self-Assessment Self-Assessment for Teachers Self-Assessment Opportunities for Students Summary Chapter 5: Presenting the Portfolio Introduction Presentation Skills Additional Resources for Design Decisions Presenting the Portfolio to Others Presentation of Teacher Portfolios Presentations of Student Portfolios Professional Development Presentations Summary Part II: Using PowerPoint to Author E-Portfolios Chapter 6: Options for Electronic Portfolios Introduction Web-Based E-Portfolio Tools Non-Web-Based (Local) E-Portfolio Tools Selecting a Portfolio Tool PowerPoint as an E-Portfolio Development Tool Summary Chapter 7: PowerPoint Basics Introduction Start at the Beginning Starting PowerPoint Selecting a Slide Background Selection of Font Type and Size Selecting Slide Views to Accomplish Work A Word About Copyright Law Is There Fair Use? Adding Clip Art to the Presentation Adding Internet Images to the Presentation Adding Sound to the Presentation Adding Movies to a Presentation Adding Internet or Document Links to the Presentation Using Action Buttons Showing the Presentation Summary Chapter 8: Building Nonlinear PowerPoint Portfolios Introduction Making PowerPoint Less Linear by Hyperlinking Building a Structure for an Electronic Portfolio Editing Images Using Basic Photoshop Elements Capabilities Editing Sound Editing Video Summary Chapter 9: Tools You Can Use Introduction Collecting Documents for the Portfolio Of Dots and Pixels: Image Sizes Scanning Materials for Use as Artifacts Using Digital Cameras to Capture Images A Few Photography Hints Capturing and Using Digital Video Saving a Portfolio to Media Burning a CD Saving Information to a DVD Summary Chapter 10: Special Considerations and Options Introduction Planning an E-Portfolio What Happened? A Guide to Common Technical Errors Downloading Required Programs--For Free Downloading QuickTime--For Free The Top Ten List Moving a PowerPoint Presentation to the Web The Future: What Promises to Make Electronic Portfolios More Effective? Summary Appendix: Troubleshooting Your PowerPoint-Based E-Portfolio

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412956758
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781412956758
  • weight: 358
  • ISBN10: 1412956757
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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