Tk20/ ePortfolio Overview. Presented by Crystal Nielsen, M.A. E-Learning Services Updated Fall 2011. A Quick Definition….
Presented by Crystal Nielsen, M.A.E-Learning ServicesUpdated Fall 2011
An ePortfolio (short for electronic portfolio) is a collection of multimedia-rich, linked documents that students (and perhaps faculty, programs, and/or administrators) compose, maintain, synthesize, and develop over time.
Kirkpatrick, J. (2006, June 2). ePortfolios: Zero to sixty: Assumptions, actions, expectations. Paper presented at the 2006 Sakai/OSP Conference.
ePortfolios help students make sense of higher education through reflective practices that encourage users to connect their learning experiences.
Notice the tab to access video tutorials, and the link to purchase your Tk20account (unless you have prepaid a fee along with your tuition).
Login to the NNU Tk20 site at http://tk20.nnu.edu with your NNU username and your ID number.
You won’t see all of these tabs.
Pending Tasks will be things to complete from your program or courses.
Pending Tasks – Links to assignments you need to complete.
Preferences – Change your password, set color theme, etc.
Tk20 assignments will show here, presented by course.
Sometimes, these will be surveys or forms that you must complete related to your progression through your academic program.
Other times, these will be related to assignments you completed in class.
Click Add New to begin adding folders. Stay consistent in your naming so that folders display in the right order.
Edit Folders – Create a folder structure here based on your courses.
This will help you organize your file uploads for later use.
Eventually, you will build a portfolio that showcases how you met the standards outlined for your program.
You will draw upon files you uploaded on the Artifacts tab and other items to make this happen.
Details will come later.
Log in to Tk20, at http://tk20.nnu.edu.
On the Preferences page, change your password.
On the Artifacts tab, begin building your folder structure.