Portfolio Composition Modules
Reflection on First Week Video
- 1. Explain one way your First Week Video met one Course Goal/Concept.
- 2. Given the opportunity to revise, what is one thing you would change in the Video and why?
- 3. In what ways would you like to improve your video editing skills?
Part I. Object Reflection
Before I ask you to vote on which objects you like best, what criteria should we use to determine our preferences?
- 1. Set your New Futures object or artifact out on your desk, take a picture of your object, and then upload the pic of your object to Canvas.
- 2. On the note cards that I am passing around please write the following on one side of the card: the title of your object, your name, and a brief description of the object.
- 3. Once you have finished, walk around an look at your classmates’ objects and choose your 7 favorite objects
- 4. Put a check mark on the back of the objects’ cards to indicate your preference.
- 5. At the end of the activity, I will collect all the cards. Then we are going to finish class early enough for you to carry your objects down to my office in Hall.
Portfolio W/S 1: New Futures Reflection
- 1. Explain one way your New Futures met one Course Goal/Concept.
- 2. Explain how the elements in your future world relate to one another. For example, if you have society where cars have been outlawed, for example, how would interpersonal relationships change?
- 3. In what ways did the project help you think differently about your writing process?
Part IV. Canvas Portfolio Basics
- 1. Creating and naming your Canvas Portfolio
- 2. Creating and managing pages
- 3. Configuring pages: rich text, embedding, etc.
- 4. Uploading .pdf files and embedding video
Part I. Poster Reflection
Finally, respond to the following in a few sentences: how does your experience drafting the Poster Project compare to writing process you practiced in high school?
Part III. Reflection Freewrite
- 1. Freewrite: write for 5-8 minutes without stopping in response to the following: What is the story of how your presentation evolved from invention to final draft? What was the best part of working with a partner? If/when you have to work with a partner in the future, what might you do the same/different?
- 2. Artifact 3 Page: take 10-15 minutes and build out your Artifact 3 page. For this page you should have an 100-150 word introduction (that can be developed out of the freewrite above), the in-class video, your slides, and PD3: Group Presentation Topic Proposal. The videos and help docs below, will guide you through any technical questions you might have when building this page
Part II. Portfolio Reflection
- 1. Where did the idea for the poster begin?
- 2. What sorts of invention writing did you do?
- 3. What classroom activities/feedback developed/changed your thinking?
- 4. What changed draft to draft?
- 5. Finally, building off of your poster session freewrite (i.e., which poster did you like best and why), respond to the following in a few sentences: how did you conceptualize your audience drafted your poster, and what, if any, choices did you make in your pitch or design to align with their needs/interests? What do you know about your audience (i.e. classmates) that you didn’t know before the poster session, and how might you better address their needs/interests in the upcoming presentation?
- 6. Hang onto this draft, which you can revise for the introduction and reflection for your Artifact One: Poster page
Part II. Portfolio Workshop
- 1. Open up your Canvas portfolio and, if applicable, add all your final artifacts and process documents
- 2. Overview of page building/adding documents in Canvas. 1. process documents as .pdf files from Google Drive & 2. embedding web pages
- 3. Once you have a had a chance to work for 10-15 minutes, form a group around the page of the portfolio you have the most questions about.