Generic Portfolio Tutorial

Starting Your Portfolio from a Portfolio Template  in LiveText 

  • Click on the Documents tab.
  • Click on + New
  • Choose Portfolio Templates under the CA: Brandman University Folder

  • Click on the title of the template needed for your program.
  • Since you will be creating your own copy of the template you will need to name it in the Title textbox. You can personalize the name (Example: Joe Smith’s Professional Teaching Portfolio)

  • Click on the “Save as New Document” green button
  • The template will now be saved under your documents tab and you will be able to access it and add to it throughout your program

Documents Tab
  • Always Work from the Documents Tab
  • You will find your portfolios listed under "My Work."

Setting up a style for your portfolio:

  • Click on the “apply style” icon at the top of your page
  • Select the style you would like to use
  • Click on “+Insert Selected Style Set”

To add items to your portfolio:

  • You are able to add text, images and attach files to your portfolio.
  • Click on the edit button to the right of the section of the portfolio section you want to work on.

Editing Options:

  • Text- Type or cut and paste text into the textbox
  • Images- To insert and image Click on “Insert an image” and then + upload new file
  • File Attachments- To insert a file click on “ File attachment” and then +upload new file
  • Click “Save Changes” after you have added documents and images
  • Click on “Save and Finish” when you are done

Embedding Presentations and Videos

For how to embed videos, presentations, and Prezis into your LiveText portfolio, go to  

To Submit the Portfolio:

  • Click on Red Button “Begin Assessment
  • Click on “Attach Files” (Step 2 on the screen)
  • Click on the “LiveText Document” tab
  • Click on “Browse” to locate the portfolio document in LiveText
  • Click on Green Button “Attach Selected Files
  • Click on Red Button “Submit Assignment” (Step 3 on screen)