Build Your Professional ePortfolio in English

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About this course: Roughly half of the world’s population is already online and so setting yourself apart from the crowd is more important than ever before. One of the best ways to do that is by creating your own ePortfolio. An ePortfolio is a site that showcases or shows your background, your resume, and samples of your work. In this course, you will learn step by step how to build the site and you’ll learn the grammar, vocabulary and writing skills needed to create it. You will learn how to apply information from your ePortfolio to other online tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in order to network with others so that you get a job or connect with other professionals.…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: Roughly half of the world’s population is already online and so setting yourself apart from the crowd is more important than ever before. One of the best ways to do that is by creating your own ePortfolio. An ePortfolio is a site that showcases or shows your background, your resume, and samples of your work. In this course, you will learn step by step how to build the site and you’ll learn the grammar, vocabulary and writing skills needed to create it. You will learn how to apply information from your ePortfolio to other online tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in order to network with others so that you get a job or connect with other professionals. For each step in that process, you will listen to lectures, take comprehension quizzes, and learn how to use English appropriately to each part of your site. You will also complete self and peer assessments and gain the needed skills to make your ePortfolio a reality and establish yourself online. By the end of this course, you will be able to • Write a proper headline or title for your ePortfolio • Describe your work in 1 sentence and in longer forms • Identify how to use hashtags effectively • Write an effective summary about yourself and your work • Apply appropriate vocabulary to write your education and professional experience for your resume • Understand how to write a tweet to get a job • Discover how to write specific comments and network work with others • Apply what you have on your portfolio to other tools like Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn or YouTube.

Created by:  Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Taught by:  Karen Peterson, Lecturer

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Start Building Your Brand
This module focuses on getting your ePortfolio branding ready by creating an effective headline and summary of your capabilities.


3 videos, 7 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Introduction to Course
  2. 阅读: Consent Form
  3. 讨论提示: Get to Know Your Course Mates
  4. 阅读: Choosing a Website Builder for Your ePortfolio
  5. Video: Creating an Effective Headline
  6. 阅读: Lesson Review & List of Action Verbs
  7. 阅读: Additional Practice with Action Verbs
  8. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  9. Video: Writing Your Summary of Capabilities
  10. 阅读: Lesson Review & Additional Practice
  11. 阅读: Signing Up on LinkedIn
  12. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  13. 阅读: Get from The Georgia Tech Language Institute

Graded: Add a Headline & Summary to Your ePortfolio

WEEK 2


Showcase Your Work
This module focuses on writing about your work and accomplishments. You will learn to write about your work in a one sentence caption as well as in a longer descriptive paragraph.


2 videos, 4 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Writing Clear Captions
  2. 阅读: Additional Practice
  3. 阅读: Additional Resources
  4. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  5. Video: Writing Longer Descriptions of Your Work
  6. 阅读: Lesson Review & List of Adjectives
  7. 阅读: Descriptive Adjectives
  8. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge

Graded: Write Captions and Descriptions about Your Work

WEEK 3


Complete the Main Parts of Your Resume
This module focuses on getting your education and work experience up-to-date and professionally ready on your resume.


2 videos, 3 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Key Language for Your Education Section
  2. 阅读: Additional Resources & Practice
  3. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  4. Video: Key Language for Your Work Experience Section
  5. 讨论提示: Expand Your LinkedIn Network
  6. 阅读: Lesson Review & Job Titles
  7. 阅读: Additional Practice with Action Verbs
  8. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge

Graded: Share Your Resume

WEEK 4


Network with Other Professionals
This module focuses on networking online with other professionals to make meaningful connections and to create new career opportunities.


2 videos, 5 readings, 2 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Connect with Meaningful Comments
  2. 讨论提示: Make Meaningful Connections Here
  3. 阅读: Lesson Review
  4. 阅读: Additional Resources
  5. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  6. Video: Connect to Get a Job
  7. 阅读: Lesson Review & Additional Practice
  8. 阅读: Additional Resources
  9. 练习测验: Check Your Knowledge
  10. 阅读: Where to go from here?

Graded: Compare & Reflect on Your ePortfolio
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