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Creating Presentations

Adding New Presentations

Presentations let you compile ePortfolio items into a web project to showcase your achievements. Your presentations can have multiple pages and use different themes and layouts. Presentations provide a polished, professional medium to demonstrate your learning and accomplishments.

  1. Click New Presentation under the Build your ePortfolio area on the main dashboard page.
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    Note - you may also go to My Items and select New Presentation.

  2. Give the presentation a Name
  3. Enter a Description of the Presentation or its significance to your ePortfolio.
  4. Add any tags you want the presentation to have.
  5. Select the check boxes in the Comments/Assessments section if you want to provide others the option to review your presentation when you share it.
  6. Click Save.
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Adding items to presentations

Note: Items that are to be added to an ePortfolio Presentation must first be uploaded to ePortfolio.

Use the Content/Layout tab to add items to your presentations. You can add items on a single page or create multiple pages. You may have a template Presentation already in your ePortfolio, which is provided to you by your program.

  1. Click the Content/Layout tab on the Edit Presentation page.
  2. Click Add Component in the content area you want to add an item to.
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  3. Select the type of item you want to add
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  4. Select the item you want to add. Note – the next screenshot applies to adding Artifacts or Reflections to your presentation.
  5. Click Add.
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  6. You will now see your item from your ePortfolio as a component within your Presentation.
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Adding a Text area to presentations

Use the Content/Layout tab to add a text area to your presentations. Click the Content/Layout tab on the Edit Presentation page.

  1. Click the Content/Layout tab on the Edit Presentation page.
  2. Click Add Component in the content area you want to add an item to.
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  3. Select Text area.
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  4. Enter an Area Name.
  5. In the Content area you can enter text, paste and format text, access the insert stuff button, etc.
  6. Click Save and Close to exit or Save to continue working.
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Copying Presentations

  1. Click Copy from the dropdown menu next to the presentation name.
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  2. In the popup window, give your copied presentation a new name.
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The following information copies:

  • the presentation’s description, tags, and comments and assessment properties
  • the theme
  • the banner title, description, and appearance
  • all pages, page layouts, page content, display options, and display orders

The following information does not copy:

  • Permissions
  • Comments or assessments for the presentation
  • Reflections associated with the presentation

Note: You can copy presentations only from your own ePortfolio.

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