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About Portfolios

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Portfolios are an invaluable tool in academic and professional development. They provide a powerful medium for users to efficiently collect and organize artifacts representative of work completed over time. Portfolios offer a means to demonstrate formative and/or summative progress and achievement. Portfolio authors are empowered with tools to effectively present their information in a cohesive, personalized format.

Portfolios require the content management license.

How to Configure Portfolio Settings

  1. On the Administrator Panel in the Tools and Utilities section, click Portfolios.
  2. Click Portfolio Settings. The following table describes the available fields.
    Portfolio Settings and Descriptions
    Field Description
    General Portfolio Availability
    System Availability Click Yes or No to make portfolios available in the system. If you make portfolios available, select the user roles that may create portfolios.
    Available to

    If your institution licenses community engagement, this field is not available.

    Select the Everyone option to make portfolios available to all users in the system.

    For Selected Roles, select which roles have access to portfolios. Use the arrows to move these roles into and out of the Selected Roles list.