ePortfolio Information and Links

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Chalk and Wire Help Sessions, Spring 2013


Jack Gittinger will be available to assist with Chalk and Wire questions or problems:

Wallace 104A (lower level)

Monday and Wednesday

11:00 – 12:00

4:00 – 5:00


If you need assistance but cannot meet at any of these times, you can also ask Holly Johanson, Education Department Administrative Assistant, for assistance.
Office: Wallace Hall 102A
Phone: 
515-961-1324


Help Files for the Basic Chalk and Wire Operations

 

View an entire ePortfolio with all standards, criteria, and artifact requirments.

 

'Quick Start' Guide for New ePortfolio Users (eP4)

 

The new Chalk and Wire interface went into place in January 2012.  The online User Guide provided by Chalk and Wire is excellent and includes video clips demonstrating the most commonly used options when creating and maintaining an electronic portfolio (ePortfolio).

The link to the guide is:   http://chalkandwire.mindtouch.us/

 

The new video tutorials are especially helpful:

Introduction to Student Menus

Authoring Your ePortfolio

 

View a copy of the handout used for the ePortfolio Orientation Session

 

Here is a “crib sheet” identifying the most often used options when working on your ePortfolio.

 

 


Creating PDF Files

Saving PDF files is the best way to insure that all ePortfolio viewers can successfully open your files.

 

PDF Files and Windows  Download PrimoPDF freeware for creating .pdf files for your portfolio.

 

PDF Files and Macintosh  How to create .pdf files with a Mac.

 

Scanning Documents for ePortfolios: the scanners in Wallace have a .pdf button on the control panel