Teaching Portfolio 15 points out of the 100 course points:
Click here to see e-portfolios created in Spring 2006 semester.

-INCLUDE NEW ITEMS: emerging teaching philosophy, resumŽ, & autobiography (see examples & elaborations on the calendar, 3/30)

-INCLUDE COURSE WORK: professional development/teacher interview paper, video case study paper, teaching observation paper, documentation from the Spring Art Workshop

-INCLUDE COURSE WORK: Reflections on readings & class activities

EVALUATION CRITERIA for ASSIGNMENT #5: e-portfolios

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Criteria C grade
(11 points)
B grade
(13 points)
A grade
(15 points)
Adequate Proficient Excellent

Paper (10 of 15 points)

Content includes: emerging teaching philosophy, resumŽ, & autobiography, professional development/teacher interview paper, video case study paper, teaching observation paper, documentation from the Spring Art Workshop, & reflections on readings/ class activities.
Includes most but not all items, and not thoroughly edited.

Includes all items, yet not thoroughly edited.

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Includes all items, that is thoughtfully and thoroughly edited.

 

Presentation (5 of 15 points)

Visual quality/communication (includes images as reflective evidence of learning) and well organization.

Links work.

Accessible via a Web browser when CD opened on a machine and and index.html clicked, and accessible on the WWW.

No images, some links don't work, presented on a CD and accessible via a Web browser, like Safari.
Includes at least one image, links work, and presented on a CD and accessible via a Web browser, like Safari.

Excellent visual presentation to include visual documentation of Spring Art Workshop, with all links working, and presented on a CD and accessible via a Web browser, like Safari, as well as placed in your WWW folder on your personal server space to be viewed on the WWW.

Purpose of Teaching/Learning e-Portfolio

Use the template provided on 3/30 to begin to develop a professional teaching and learning portfolio that showcases your learning throughout the semester. Your Teaching/Learning e-Portfolio for A ED 101S will be constructed as an on-line e-portfolio as part of your Penn State Web site. It is intended to be a preliminary version of a portfolio that you will use to document your professional development and accomplishments throughout your career as an art educator. Elements of this teaching/learning portfolio could be taken to job interviews, shown to prospective employers, adapted for various self-presentations (e.g., as art teacher, as artist, as critic, etc.) in either printed or digital forms.

For 101S you will need to have a homepage with links to other pages, which can be created in Word.doc and "saved as Web" in Word software. Similarly, PowerPoints can be saved to Web. The home page must include your name as well as any other information or images you choose.

The portfolio should be submitted as a URL linking from the class list on ANGEL to your Penn State web site and "burned" on a CD-R. To link to ANGEL, go to ANGEL, then go to My Toolbox under My Profile, then to My Settings>>Personal Information. Scroll down to where you can add the URL to your Penn State personal Web space.

Your final teaching/learning portfolio must be presented in electronic form, i.e., electronic documents with .html, .doc, .jpg, or .mov extensions to open on all platforms place on a CD-Rom (use -R so that it works on both Macs and Windows--all platforms). Optionally, you may print some of the work and submit a paper copy as well. Your final teaching and learning portfolio is due on May 2. Provide it on a CD to me by Tuesday, May 2 by 5 p.m. (place in Karen Keifer-BoydÕs mailbox at 207 Arts Cottage, which closes at 5 p.m. & closed between 12-1 p.m.) and from a URL linking from the class list on ANGEL to your Penn State Web site.

Guidance on how to create an e-portfolio will be provided during class sessions, and assistance from me prearranged on Tuesday & Thursday, at or after 8 p.m. in 401 Patterson lab.

Label all images, folders, and pages 7 letters or less in lowercase without spaces. Put all images in the "images" folder in your e-portfolio folder. In PhotoShop, "save to web" all images so they show up on the WWW.

You should develop a visual layout that unifies the content of the e-portfolio. Pay attention to the type fonts you use, to color choices, to the quality of digital images/video clips, the potential for printing, and the design of each page. You may decide to scan some of the visual work done this semester (drawings, collages) to include as images on your page(s).

Your portfolio should include full documentation of your teaching experience, resume, emerging teaching and learning philosophy, copies of instructional materials (unit and/or lesson plans, handouts, etc.), reflections, samples of studentsÕ works and/or responses, photographs, drawings, video case study, teacher (or museum/cultural institution educator) interview, and teaching observation notes and final paper.

Once you have your web space, you need to know how to find the www folder that contains all the files for your Web space. The following directions were prepared by Lindsey Impagliazzo, a current Art Education major.

**Whether you're on a MAC or a PC, this method will work for you and will probably turn out to be the easiest method to use.**

1.  Go to https://portal.psu.edu and click on the LOGIN graphic on the upper left-hand corner of the window - you will be directed to a new screen. 

2.  Login through this screen with your PSU user ID and password (same as Webmail) and you will be taken to your Penn State Portal account.  In the very center of the page you will see "Penn State Access Account Storage Space" with what looks like a stack of CDs underneath it.  Under this graphic you will see a link that says "PASS Explorer".

3.  Click on "PASS Explorer" - a new window will open and this will be your file database and uploading window.  There will be a toolbar on the left with all of the actions that you are able to use.

4.  Double click in the folder list on "www" - this is your webspace folder.  Anything you put in here will be stored on your webspace and will be accessible via http://www.personal.psu.edu/"YOUR PENN STATE ID"/"FILENAME"."FILE EXTENSION"

Example:  If I upload a Word document called "322assignment2.doc" into the "www" folder" - I can access it through any computer and any web browser by typing "http://www.personal.psu.edu/lki102/322assignment2.doc" in the URL window.

The above information is useful for how to make individual files show up on the WWW from your personal server space. However, follow Karen's instructions at http://explorations.sva.psu.edu/322/upload.html to make visible your WHOLE e-portfolio folder with the pages linked and images showing up.

 

 

Where to Find Help and Examples

Penn State has a great web site about preparing e-portfolios: http://portfolio.psu.edu/ . When you visit this site, you can learn that an e-portfolio is a well-planned collection of evidence from coursework and extracurricular activities that presents you both professionally and personally to potential employers and others.

You can find lots of information about building your own e-portfolio, a gallery of examples from different majors, and even tutorials to help you get started. Dr. Sheri Klein, an art educator at the University of Wisconsin at Stout, has developed her own web site about e-portfolios with helpful guidelines and examples: http://www.uwstout.edu/art/artedportfolios/whatis/index.htmlFor links to examples of

Penn State Art Education majors e-portfolios go to: http://www.sova.psu.edu/arted/undergrad/portfolios.htm

 

 

After A ED 101S: What To Include in Your e-Portfolio as You Develop It Further
Much of the material to be included in the final Teaching/Learning Portfolio prepared before student teaching or a museum internship will have been generated in earlier courses in Art Education, studio art, art history, or other areas. During A ED 490, the Capstone Course in Art Education, you will be expected to collect, select, and reflect on the artifacts you include in your Teaching/Learning Portfolio.  The final Teaching/Learning Portfolio might include most or all of the following:

„    One or more self-portraits; at least one should be accompanied by a reflective artistÕs statement discussing the choices made in creating the self-portrait
„    A professional rŽsumŽ
„    A biographical statement explaining why you want to become an art educator and describing some of your professional goals
„    A personal philosophy of art education 
„    An unofficial university transcript or list of courses completed
„    Examples of lesson plans with brief reflective statements explaining why these plans were chosen and what they demonstrate about your preparation for art teaching
„    Examples of reflective evaluations of field experience observations and teaching with brief reflective statements explaining why these examples were chosen and what they demonstrate about your preparation for art teaching
„    Examples of student work from field experiences with brief reflective statements explaining why these examples were chosen and what they demonstrate about your preparation for art teaching
„    Examples of your own art work with brief reflective statements explaining why these examples were chosen and what they demonstrate about your preparation for a career in art education
„    Examples of your critical writing about works of art or visual culture with brief reflective statements explaining why these examples were chosen and what they demonstrate about your preparation for a career in art education.

The final Teaching/Learning Portfolio in A ED 490 will be evaluated on both technical (is it complete?) and substantive (does it show your progress toward your goals?) criteria including: quality and relevance of evidence, evidence of reflection, professionalism, attention to audience, demonstration of learning and growth, design, usability, navigation, and information architecture. Other criteria may be assigned by the A ED 490 instructor.