Call for Proposals now open - UCL’s Annual Teaching and Learning Conference is a chance for staff to come together from across the diverse disciplines and departments within the university, in order to develop and improve teaching, learning and assessment through collegial dialogue and exchange. More...
Published: Nov 19, 2013 1:44:55 PM
Following on from the success of last year's Summits and Horizons series of events, there will be a new portfolio of sessions for this academic year. The event, a joint venture between CALT and E-LE, is a series of lunchtime events looking at new e-learning in UCL in which two or three speakers discuss how they've used new technologies in their teaching. More...
Published: Oct 21, 2013 1:12:07 PM
A series of lunchtime sessions on topics of collegial interest open to all UCL staff. Sandwiches and refreshments are supplied. Please register so we have accurate numbers for catering.
Published: Oct 10, 2013 2:22:47 PM
UCL’s desktop service is changing to Desktop@UCL for the new academic year, and the project team have planned a series of drop-in sessions to help people get acquainted with the new system. More...
Published: Sep 12, 2013 11:25:22 AM
The Bartlett is providing postgrads with vital graphics skills before they arrive at UCL via the Urban Skills Portal.
MyPortfolio upgrade and new features
28 January 2013
MyPortfolio is the e-portfolio system currently being used at UCL. E-portfolios are very useful for a number of reasons, including gathering evidence of work, capturing reflections and sharing work with others. The MyPortfolio system includes features such as file storage and sharing, journals, plans and the CV builder. The E-Learning Environments (ELE) team recently upgraded MyPortfolio, adding a range of new features.
The CPD feature allows users to record Continuous Professional Development activities and the hours spent on them. This could include items such as communication skills, with activities recorded for this item including things like attending a workshop on presenting ideas or participating in a short course on communicating in the workplace.
The Europass is a standard CV format for many European employers, although it is not used in the UK. To prevent users having to duplicate information, any Europass fields that match those in the CV builder will be automatically populated. It includes additional fields that can be added to a MyPortfolio page on an individual basis and it is also possible to export it as a PDF or Word document.
Embed.ly is available as a block for adding content to your page. It is a plugin that works to embed a wide range of external content from Flickr to Scribd and SlideShare to ISSUU. A full list of services can be found on the Embed.ly website.
Image gallery is a feature available when creating a page. It allows users to embed internal galleries of images (by linking to a folder of images in MyPortfolio) or external galleries via a web link.
If you wish to have a demonstration of MyPortfolio for your team, department or faculty then please contact the E-Learning Environments (ELE) team by email (email@example.com) or by phone via extension 40820. You should also contact ELE if you have any questions about e-portfolios or external social media tools.
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