SJSU iSchool Canvas ePortfolio Tutorials

Welcome to the tutorials page for learning how to use the Canvas learning environment to build your ePortfolio.

About the Tutorials

This area contains visual guides that will take you through the various tasks associated with building, maintaing and sharing your ePortfolio in Canvas. You can access your ePortfolio area by logging into Canvas and clicking on your Profile Settings

Setting Up Your ePortfolio  
Using the ePortfolio Dashboard
The ePortfolio dashboard is a place to control visibility and settings. This guide will go over the features of the dashboard.
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How to create a new ePortfolio
This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to create a new ePortfolio in Canvas.
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Create ePortfolio Sections
Your ePortfolio in Canvas is organized by sections and pages. This guide will walk you through the first part of creating your ePortfolio, setting up your sections.
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Create ePortfolio pages
The content of your ePortfolio in Canvas is placed in pages you create in Canvase. This guide will walk you through the second part of creating your ePortfolio, setting up your pages.
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Adding Content  
ePortfolio Content Types
The ePortfolio can handle multiple types of content.
This guide will go over what you can add to your ePortfolio pages
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Add rich text content
This tutorial will go over what rich text content is and how to use it in your ePortfolio pages.
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Add HTML embedded content
This tutorial will go over how to embedd or create HTML content for your ePortfolio.
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Add Canvas course submissions
You can add assignments you have submitted in Canvas to your courses to your ePortfolio. This tutorial will show you how to access these submissions when creating your ePortfolio.
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Add images & upload files
Along with rich text, HTML content and course submissions you can also upload images and files stored on your local storage. You can also use previously uploaded files or images from your personal files in your ePortfolio.
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Organizing Your ePortfolio  
Change name of your ePortfolio
This tutorial will go over the steps you need to take to change the name of your ePortfolio.
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Organizing your ePortfolio Sections
This tutorial will show you how to change the organization of your ePortfolio sections.
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Edit ePortfolio section names
This tutorial will go over the steps you need to take to change the name of your ePortfolio sections.
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Organizing ePortfolio pages
This tutorial will show you how to change the organization of your ePortfolio pages.
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Edit ePortfolio page name
This tutorial will go over the steps you need to take to change the name of your ePortfolio pages.
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Edit the default page in ePortfolio
The default page in an ePortfolio can be a page that explains what it is included in the ePortfolio.
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Managing Your ePortfolio  
Share your private ePortfolio
Sharing a private ePortfolio link will give others access to viewing your ePortfolio without having to log into Canvas. This will be essential in sharing your ePortfolio with your LIBR-289 advisor.
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Enable comments on ePortfolio
Canvas ePortfolios have a comment feature for your pages. This tutorial will show you how to enable these comments.
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Download your ePortfolio
If you want to download your ePortfolio for future reference, follow these steps.
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Delete your ePortfolio
Follow these steps if you want to delete your ePortfolio, however be careful because it is not reversible once you delete it.
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