Quotes & Notes
Notes & Links:
colourlovers.com > to select a color palette and create a pattern
Note: Picnik has been since bought out by Google so try:
Google Site Steps:
General tab > take away site name at top of pages
Site layout > change custom logo, site width to 950px, vertical alignment middle, horizontal center
I recently was asked:How can I reference and cite the Googlios concept?
I really appreciated this question and want to make it easier for others to spread the concept. The "Googlios " concept and website was created by G. Alex Ambrose. It is copyrighted and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (You can click on the this link or the badge below to read about the details of this license type)
So this means I have no problem with you sharing the idea as long as you provide attribute (credit G. Alex Ambrose and provide a link to www.Googlios.com) and do not use for commercial purposes (make money of this idea).
For a more formal scholarly citation you can use one the following APA citations from conference presentations I have given on this topic:
Ambrose, G. Alex ( 2010) "Googlios: 21st Century Skills & Learning in the Digital Age" Paper/Slideshow
Presentation for the 2010 Midwest Moodle Moot Conference
Ambrose, G. Alex ( 2009) "Googlios: Google Sites + ePortfolios = 21st Century Teaching and Learning"
4th Annual Inter/National Virtual K-12 Online Conference
I have started a very rough list of "Institutions Using E-Portfolios - Collaborative Matrix" that can be found at:
For a link to a list of "E-Portfolio Organizations, Journals, Associations, & Conferences" see:
Note: (NCEPR) is my favorite organization and it has a nice comprehensive list of cohorts of institutions who have used and conducted research on the implementation of e-portfolios.
Some of my favorite programs:
LaGuardia Community College (oldest and one of the most successful program)
Clemson University (use Google Sites)
City U-Hong Kong (use Google Sites)
Kennesaw State University (Senior E-Portfolio Capstone Seminar)
Set Hall University (First Year of Studies Portfolio Project)
Florida State University (Career Services)
Univ of Illinois (eP as collective ethnography of research projects)
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (Institutional Portfolio)
Note about some large scale Initatives
State Wide: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities implemented ePortfolio university-wide for approximately 34,000 students to use from freshman year through graduation to meet a valuable mix of student and institutional goals. https://portfolio.umn.edu/
National Movements: Australia and New Zealand
If you stumble across any other good examples I would be delighted if you added by commenting on this post below with a link.
E-Portfolio Course Syllabus, Boise State University, Department of Educational Technology
Senior Capstone Course, Kennesaw State University
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