Professional Portfolio Development Seminar OpenCourseWare: Undergraduate Level Free Online Course for Education Majors by Dixie State College of Utah

Published Dec 29, 2008

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'Professional Portfolio Development Seminar', a class at Dixie State College of Utah that is featured as OpenCourseWare, teaches students how to create and maintain a portfolio, both in hard copy and in digital form. The course is meant for students preparing to become teachers, majoring in fields like elementary education. It covers the relevant software and formats.

Professional Portfolio Development Seminar: Course Specifics

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Professional Portfolio Development Seminar: Course Description

This course about developing a professional portfolio is offered by the Department of Elementary Education at Dixie State College of Utah in St. George. The course is designed to enhance employment prospects for teachers. It covers writing a resume, creating a business card or brochure and collating transcripts and letters of recommendations. Students also learn how to use Dreamweaver to create an attractive, digital portfolio. Some materials from the on-campus course are available free as online OpenCourseWare. The Department of Elementary Education's professor, Shirley Sung Davis, Ph.D., teaches the class.

This OpenCourseWare includes a reading list, a how-to guide, downloadable faculty notes suitable for a professor planning a similar course and a full download of the OpenCourseWare materials. Future teachers interested in this free course material should visit the portfolio development page.

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