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 your portfolio 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 https://sites.google.com/site/livetexttutorials/embedding-video  

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) 

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