PebblePad Portfolio Quick Start Templates

Pebblepad Portfolio Templates

 

Please visit Portfolios at Duke for information on creating a portfolio to help record and share learning, skills, and experiences. As a supplement to the resources available through Portfolios at Duke the Office of Assessment has created several templates to help with the adoption of portfolios into Trinity College's departments, programs and courses. 

Please refer to the table below for brief descriptions of the available portfolio templates developed by the Office of Assessment. These templates are intended as starting points for a department, program, or course instructor who may be interested in implementing a portfolio into their curriculum. Each template should be modified to fit the specific needs of the end users and should reflect the unique goals of their program or course. To access the templates in PebblePad you'll first need to request the template be shared by the Office of Assessment. Please direct your requests to assessment@duke.edu. To view screenshots of the available templates please follow the links in the table below. 

Trinity College departments that wish to discuss the use of a portfolio in concert with their overall departmental assessment strategy should reach out to their assessment liaison

 

Template Type

Template Description

Chronological Student Development Template - General

This example of a Student Development portfolio workbook is organized by term.  Each page in the portfolio represents a different term of student enrollment.   The questions vary by page, but overall the questions in their entirety represent learning outcomes for this sample problem.  By themselves, the questions might look disconnected, but this grid [available here] illustrates the intersections of Student Learning Outcomes for the example program, the questions asked of students.  The idea is to ask similar questions about specific learning areas, first, early in the major and, second, late in the major.
Chronological Student Development Template - Natural Sciences This example of a student development portfolio is organized by term, similar to the general chronological student development template. Again, each page in the portfolio represents a different term of student enrollment with the questions varying by page, though the questions in their entirety represent the broader learning outcomes. The prompts in this portfolio were developed with the needs of the natural sciences in mind, though the template should be modified to meet the specific needs of your program or course. 
Chronological Student Development Template - Humanities This example of a student development portfolio is organized by term, similar to the general chronological student development template. Again, each page in the portfolio represents a different term of student enrollment with the questions varying by page, though the questions in their entirety represent the broader learning outcomes. The prompts in this portfolio were developed with the needs of the humanities in mind, though the template should be modified to meet the specific needs of your program or course. 
Student Learning Outcomes Showcase Template Both as a comprehensive program or as an individual course instructor one may wish to have students compile a portfolio in which they select and submit their "best" work. This is an opportunity for students to share artifacts of learning they feel represent their experience and abilities as they relate to the goals of the course or program. It is also an opportunity for departments and course instructors to review and perhaps share evidence of their students achievement and mastery of the learning outcomes for the course and/or academic department. These types of portfolios can also aid in the search for employment and/or further programs of study. It is important that the requested materials align with the goals and learning outcomes of the program or course. Generally the documents requested here will be comprised of materials that have been created as part of a students regular course work.