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<p class="note">'''Please refer to [[Page_notes#Portfolios|these notes]] before editing this page.'''</p>
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Portfolios in Moodle make it easy for a student to export their work to an external portfolio.  For example, student work might include forum posts or assignment submissions that they believe demonstrates their knowledge.  
  
Portfolios in Moodle 2.0 onwards enable data, such as forum posts or assignment submissions, to be exported to external systems.
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Portfolios are disabled by default in Moodle and must be enabled by a site administrator. See [[Managing portfolios]] for details.
  
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* [[Box portfolio|Box]]
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* [[File download]]
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* [[Flickr.com portfolio|Flickr.com]]
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* [[Google Drive portfolio|Google Drive]]
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* [[Picasa portfolio|Picasa]]
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* [[Mahara portfolio|Mahara ePortfolio]]
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* [[Portfolios FAQ]]
  
Portfolios in Moodle 2.0 video:
 
  
<mediaplayer>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic2j6esjPR8</mediaplayer>
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==Exporting to portfolio==
==Enabling portfolios==
 
  
Enabling the use of portfolios is a 2-step process for an administrator:
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When portfolios are enabled, forum posts and other exportable data (see below) have an export to portfolio icon or link beside them.
  
# Check the enableportfolios box in ''Site Administration > [[Advanced features]]''
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To export a forum post to a portfolio
# Enable selected portfolio plugins in ''Site Administration > Plugins > Portfolios > Manage portfolios''
 
  
==Portfolio plugins==
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# Click the 'Export to portfolio' link
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# Select the portfolio you wish to export to e.g. Google Docs or file download (this step will be skipped if there's only one)
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# If prompted, select an export format e.g. HTML
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# If file download was selected in step 2, you can then save the file, otherwise you will be given the option to return to the page you were previously viewing or visit your portfolio (certain portfolios only)
  
Portfolio plugins available in Moodle 2.0 include:
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{|
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| [[File:Forum post for export.png|thumb|1. Forum post for export]]
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| [[File:Portfolio export select destination.png|thumb|2. Selecting the export destination]]
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| [[File:Portfolio export select format.png|thumb|3. Selecting an export format]]
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|}
  
* [[Box.net portfolio plugin|Box.net internet storage]]
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==Items which may be exported to portfolio==
* File download
 
* Flickr online photo management system
 
* Google Docs
 
* [[Development:Mahara Portfolio Plugin|Mahara ePortfolio]]
 
* Picasa
 
  
==Using portfolios==
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* Assignment submissions - single and multiple file uploads
#When portfolios are enabled, forum posts and other exportable data (see below) have a save link beside them.
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* Chat sessions
#User clicks one of these buttons.
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* Database activity module entries (##export## tag may be added to list and single templates)
#User is able to choose from a list of configured portfolios (this step will be skipped if there's only one).
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* Database activities
#User may be asked to define the export format of the captured content e.g. HTML, images and text.
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* Forum posts
#User may be asked to define some metadata to go with the captured content (some will be generated automatically).
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* Glossary entries
#The content and metadata is COPIED to the external portfolio system.
 
#User has the option to return to the page they were previously viewing or visit the their portfolio (certain portfolios only).
 
  
 
==Export formats==
 
==Export formats==
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* Images
 
* Images
 
* Text
 
* Text
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* File
  
Additional formats such as PDF can be added.
 
  
==Exportable data==
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==Managing your own portfolios==
 
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While the administrator determines which portfolios are enabled on the site in [[Managing portfolios]], an individual user can choose which portfolios to display or hide from the preferences page of the user menu top right, in the section "Portfolios."
* Assignment submissions - single and multiple file uploads
 
* Chat sessions
 
* Database activity module entries (##export## tag may be added to list and single templates)
 
* Database activities
 
* Forum posts
 
* Glossary entries
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
*[[Portfolios FAQ]]
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* [[Exabis e-portfolio block]]
*[[Development:Portfolio API]]  
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* [[Portfolio module]]
*MDL-14591 - META: Develop new Portfolio API
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* [[Portfolio Plugin for Evernote]]  
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic2j6esjPR8 Portfolios in Moodle 2.0 video]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_portfolio e-Portfolio] overview at Wikipedia
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:01, 7 December 2015

Portfolios in Moodle make it easy for a student to export their work to an external portfolio. For example, student work might include forum posts or assignment submissions that they believe demonstrates their knowledge.

Portfolios are disabled by default in Moodle and must be enabled by a site administrator. See Managing portfolios for details.


Exporting to portfolio

When portfolios are enabled, forum posts and other exportable data (see below) have an export to portfolio icon or link beside them.

To export a forum post to a portfolio

  1. Click the 'Export to portfolio' link
  2. Select the portfolio you wish to export to e.g. Google Docs or file download (this step will be skipped if there's only one)
  3. If prompted, select an export format e.g. HTML
  4. If file download was selected in step 2, you can then save the file, otherwise you will be given the option to return to the page you were previously viewing or visit your portfolio (certain portfolios only)
1. Forum post for export
2. Selecting the export destination
3. Selecting an export format

Items which may be exported to portfolio

  • Assignment submissions - single and multiple file uploads
  • Chat sessions
  • Database activity module entries (##export## tag may be added to list and single templates)
  • Database activities
  • Forum posts
  • Glossary entries

Export formats

Possible export formats include

  • HTML
  • LEAP2A, a specification for e-portfolio portability
  • Images
  • Text
  • File


Managing your own portfolios

While the administrator determines which portfolios are enabled on the site in Managing portfolios, an individual user can choose which portfolios to display or hide from the preferences page of the user menu top right, in the section "Portfolios."

See also