This section links to ePortfolios that are primarily for showcasing electronic artifacts. These showcase-oriented ePortfolios are typically utilized by faculty and students for career advancement purposes.
Institutions also showcase electronic artifacts inside institutional ePortfolios that can be related to reaccreditation processes or as a means to publish an institution’s strategic plans and development progress on a public website.
Basically, showcase-oriented ePortfolios are simply large collections of accomplishments and various artifacts that are not used for teaching, learning or assessment purposes.
Career and Showcase-oriented ePortfolios
Apple Learning Exchange
This site has an example of a high school fine arts lesson idea in which students create an ePortfolio. It is noted that an electronic portfolio is a compact representation of their work that is easily accessed and can be enhanced with the use of sound, music, images, and video.
Baldwin-Wallace “Be That”
Students store their “action plans” inside a B-W e-Portfolio — an online space for storing academic goals, future plans and reports.
Florida State University Career Portfolio
Prepares students for the world of work through planning, reflection, skill development, and portfolio documentation.
New York City College of Technology
"City Tech" enables students to create professional websites that will contain a number of their academic examples and learning experiences. The project supports the integration of technology into the curriculum using a unique teaching and learning strategy.
Penn State University ePortfolio
Penn State University's Information Technology Services provides every Penn State student, regardless of program or campus location, with the resources necessary to create an ePortfolio. Every student is allocated up to 1 GB of online storage space. Students can apply for a web folder within this storage space. This is offered at no charge by ITS. Digital files copied into this web folder are accessible by any internet web browser.
A multimedia electronic portfolio designed to people create a living showcase of their education, career and personal achievements. All Minnesota residents, including students enrolled in Minnesota schools, educators and others can use eFolio Minnesota.
University of Minnesota Electronic Portfolio
A secure web site at the University of Minnesota (U of M) for entering, saving, organizing, viewing, and selectively sharing personal educational records. Introduced by the University of Minnesota Duluth in 1995 and built by the U of M Enterprise Web Development Team, Portfolio is now an open-source platform freely available at http://www.osportfolio.org for download.
California State University, Sacramento
The purpose of this portfolio is to present the processes and documents that demonstrate CSU, Sacramento's commitment to "Create a Culture of Learning." The context and structure of this portfolio are in direct response to the needs of specific internal and external organizations and individuals who are interested in the University's efforts to demonstrate its educational effectiveness.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Demonstrates to a wide range of people and communities that IUPUI is not only achieving its mission but has strategies, policies, and procedures in place to continue improving its level of achievement. In that sense, this portfolio involves more than collection and selection of its contents; it also includes reflection and evaluation, with a view to assuring quality in the three major themes of the campus goals for IUPUI: effective student learning, excellent research and scholarship, and exemplary civic engagement.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
MyMapp: Mapping Academic Performance through ePortfolios
An integrated ePortfolio system that provides comprehensive documentation of the institution's continuous progress toward strategic objectives and learning standards.
Portland State University
The PSU Portfolio describes how PSU is meeting its mission to "enhance the intellectual, social, cultural, and economic qualities of urban life."