The ePortfolio directory in Digication is accessed by clicking on the "ePortfolios," link at the top of both the standard and new user dashboards.
If this feature is enabled, "Featured ePortfolios," will appear at the top of the ePortfolio directory. This is where exemplary ePortfolios can be highlighted to model or share vital information. As indicated by the screenshot provided, only the ePortfolio thumbnail icons will be shown, so the featured ePortfolios should always have a custom thumbnail if they are to be displayed in this area. The directory thumbnail can be chosen through your ePortfolio settings. For more information on doing so, please see our ePortfolio Settings article.
Create A New ePortfolio
The same button that appears in the user dashboard upon logging in. Creates a new ePortfolio as detailed in: Quick Start Guide for Creating an ePortfolio.
The default listing shown on the ePortfolio directory page. This is a list of all the ePortfolios a user has access to; that is, all ePortfolios that are private within a school or completely public.
The "My ePortfolios," tab within the ePortfolio directory will filter the listing to include only the ePortfolios a user has created.
The "By Person" tab allows users to search for ePortfolios by author. This is done by typing a name in the available field and clicking the "Go" button.
Searching the directory by course allows users to choose from a drop-down list of courses they are currently or were previously enrolled in, to see only those ePortfolios that have been shared within that specific course. To do this, simply select the course from the drop down menu and click on the "Go," button.
Searching by title allows you to quickly search for ePortfolios that have distinct names or words within their titles. Simply type the name or word found in a title and click the "Go" button to find all of the available and matching results.
The "Filter by tag," tab allows you to search for a tag. Click the "Go," button to see all of the ePortfolios tagged with that specific term.
Filtering ePortfolios by category will allow you to see a list of all available categories to choose from. Clicking on a category link will show users all the ePortfolios within that specific category.