The ePortfolios linked below are creative, fun, and effective. Although they use different approaches (and different platforms), they are alike in embodying the student's reflections on their learning while at the same time showcasing their achievements.
Listen to a student's perspective! Kylie Myles, an Honours Psychology student and former CTE coop student, shares her experience using an ePortfolio (below) for reflection
ePortfolio Integration Strategies
ePortfolios are for more than coop students!
See how a Master of Public Health Student’s ePortfolio has been developed in the years after graduation.
Reflecting on Co-op Experiences
- Returning to CTE. Sarah Seabrook examines the skills developed and benefits of returning to CTE over three work terms.
- Ginny Wong's First Co-op Experience. Introduces the perspective of an Environment student in their first co-op placement at CTE.
- Komal Gill's First Co-op Experience. Introduces the perspective of a Fine Arts and Psychology student in their first co-op placement at CTE.
- Mariam Mazen's First Co-op Experience. Introduces the perspective of a Honours Psychology student in their first co-op placement at CTE.
- Matt Yueng's First Co-op Experience. Introduces the perspective of a Honours Psychology student in their first co-op placement at CTE.
- Workplace Environment. Kylie Myles explains the importance of social interaction and the opportunities for getting to know CTE staff members.
- Reflecting on co-op experience. Lara Barnum, a Biochemistry student, examines connections, insights and lessons learned during the co-op work term.
- Reflecting on co-op experience. Stephanie Hand, an Environment student, examines opportunities, projects and skills developed during the co-op work term.
Skill Development/Transferable Skills
- Transferable Skill Development - Sarah Abdelrahman, a Biology student, reflects on experiences, skills developed, and lessons learned that will be useful in the future.
- Developing Transferable Skills - Rachel Lam, a Psychology student, discusses finding links between academic knowledge and life experiences, and discovering new skills and interests.
- Developing Transferable skills - Brent McCready Branch, a Health Sciences student, reflects on lessons learned, and the importance of connections.
- Skills Development - Chloe Chan, a Biotechnology student, highlights a variety of skills developed such as research and design skills.
- Problem Solving - Nicole Wilson, a Sociology and Legal Studies student, unpacks the steps to breaking large tasks into small steps and implementing problem-solving techniques.
- Reflection on Future Career - Brigg Harry Firmi-Medensky, an Economics student, incorporates various aspects from co-op experience and how that relates to skill development going into the workforce as a young professional.
- Transferable skills - Nicole Wilson, a Sociology and Legal Studies student, explains the importance of organizational skills, being meticulous, and learning from failure.
- Working with Data. Ognjen Ivanovic, an Honours Mathematics student, showcases multiple projects and the process of collecting, organizing, comparing, and discovering trends using data.
- Psychology and PebblePad by Sara Ahmed, a Psychology and Business student with a specialization in Intensive Research
WATCV: Using the Star Framework
Notice how the following WatCV career and competency eportfolios focus on the articulation of professional, transferable skills combined with evidence of these skills. Although some may spotlight the same skills, their stories and the evidence they provide highlight each student’s individuality. Take a moment to listen to Eric Van Dijk describe how the WatCV activity helped prepare him for a successful interview.
- A human-centred design ePortfolio spotlighting leadership, design thinking, teamwork and communication by Danielle Juneau, a Knowledge Integration student.
- Knowledge Integration. Danielle Cruz shares her experiences, current projects, and the development of a number of professional, transferrable skills.
- Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate Nareefa Nasruden illustrates how she has used communication, decision-making and teamwork skills.
- Arts and Business course (ARBUS 200) by Emily Sutherland. The instructor asked students to use their ePortfolio to present their unique selves in a creative and professional manner through design, artifacts, and reflections. .