30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? If you want a job creating soft skills training, create customer service samples.

4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects


This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio!

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Why You Need a Professional Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

One way to do this is with a professional work portfolio. In previous posts, we discovered why you need a portfolio as part of your professional development. Today, we’ll look at a few things to consider when creating a professional portfolio.

Here’s What Needs to be in Your E-Learning Portfolio

Rapid eLearning

I get questions all the time about work portfolios. One of the most frequent questions is “what types of courses need to be in the portfolio?” ” Why Have a E-Learning Portfolio? The portfolio is your proof of skills. You want your portfolio to look good.

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. The following six corporate training video samples come from recent projects, each a bit unique in format or style.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Hi Cammy I havent got an online portfolio for myself.

Portfolio: Web and Graphic Design

eLearning Brothers

Here are some samples. When working with companies we are often asked to do graphic design and website development. Multimedia

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

In other cases, a project or piece of sample work can be submitted. For instance, graphic designers rely heavily on portfolios to showcase what they’re capable of. “Can someone explain this question to me? I don’t know what it’s asking.”. How am I supposed to know the answer to this?

Show Your Work!

E-learning Uncovered

It’s a common complaint among e-learning designers that they don’t get to see each other’s work often enough, because their companies (or their clients) won’t allow their courses to be posted online or included in portfolios. When we teach our e-learning development courses, our students ALWAYS ask where they can go to see additional samples of a certain technique or authoring tool. If no one is willing to share samples, it is difficult to gain this perspective.

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer


It’s all about that portfolio. This particular tip echoed across the internet: “Portfolios should be considered the cornerstone for every e-learning professional,” says instructional designer and consultant Ashley Chiasson. “Freelancer.” Independent contractor.” Consultant.”

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers?

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Job Hunting and the Power of a Personal Website


Most importantly, if you have any work samples such as case studies, writing samples, or references, it can be extremely beneficial to showcase these on your website. Also, providing an online portfolio allows prospective employers to physically view and learn more about your work.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine


Add your Portfolio A very interesting and effective way of making your LinkedIn profile stand out as an instructional designer is by adding your portfolio. This makes your profile visually appealing and also helps people see samples of your actual work rather than just reading some text around it. LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

Freelancers will bid on the project - and then you can read each applicant's proposal, view portfolios and start a conversation with those freelancers that look like the closest match. We immediately found several illustrators whose portfolios blew us away.

A Three-Step Process to Build Your Skills the Right Way

Rapid eLearning

Recently, I’ve seen dozens of portfolios and work samples that are verbatim copies of the work of others. And then show off what you can do in your portfolio. This isn’t a good thing, especially if you represent it as your own work.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. Q: I will obviously need to create a portfolio, and I know that it will need to begin with volunteer opportunities. What is the depth and/or scope of a typical person’s portfolio?

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

This could be your whole business website and portfolio with an integrated blog, all at one URL. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them.

Excellence in Customer Training: A Roche Case Study

Bottom-Line Performance

The customer audience uses the machine to process patient samples, perform maintenance and troubleshoot the analyzer if necessary. Is your training a cost center or a competitive advantage?

These Are NOT Serious Games!

Upside Learning

Most clients have done their research online about serious games, and find the whole gamut of samples, demos, etc. Just one look at their collated ‘portfolio’ was enough to tell me that none of the content in the portfolio was really a serious game. Recently I’ve been consulting with a customer on the design of a series of digital learning games for sales training.

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How to Get Started with Freelancing: The Instructional Design Story

Eat Learn Repeat

Link to your portfolio: Another great way to showcase your skills is to create your portfolio. Portfolios amplify your work when you’re looking for clients, your work is your best asset, make sometime create a few samples that showcase your best skills and you will see the difference!

Measuring eLearning Success: What’s Your Data’s Story?

Blue Sky eLearn

In order to know whether your eLearning programs are meeting the mark, consider setting three levels of measurement: Strategy, Portfolio Performance, and Learning. Question: What are our strategic goals for our eLearning portfolio? Portfolio Performance.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

Digital portfolios. Digital portfolios, or e-portfolios, provide flexible ways for learners to showcase their learning. Digital portfolios are powerful because they can combine credentials like degrees and badges with work samples, such as design work or marketing copy.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

In many situations, eLearning services may be a small component of their portfolio. Ask them more questions to determine their focus, the frequency of their portfolio update, and if they are in sync with the changing industry dynamics. Samples.

Now Hiring: Summer Intern for BLP’s Learning Services Team

Bottom-Line Performance

Would you like to build your portfolio? Send a resume – along with two writing samples – to steve@bottomlineperformance.com. Can You Tell a Good Story? Have you ever looked at a mobile app or game and said, “I could write that!”? ”?

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Corporate E-Learning is a Smart Move


Reputable company with rich portfolio – look for an already established e-learning professional that has been in the business of corporate training long enough to know all the tricks. Ask for samples and recommendations – request recommendations from previous jobs and sample training courses.

Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?

Nick Leffler

It started in a big room with everybody displaying boards and samples of what their project is all about. appeared first on Nick Leffler's Portfolio & Learning Insights. Yesterday I started the first of my four-part series covering my thoughts and impressions on the four topics presented in week 3 of the MSLOC430 cMOOC.

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Where’s Your Electronic Learning Record?

Jay Cross

Medical records and learning portfolios should be ours to take with us. Everyone should be so lucky as to find a medical doctor as good as mine. I have every confidence in his advice. He calls me after hours to report a test result that’s out of line. He makes house calls.

Building A Successful e-Learning Career: 7 Golden Rules e-Learning Professionals Should Follow

Adobe Captivate

You can also use this online presence as a way to build up a digital eLearning portfolio of past work. When a potential client asks for samples of work, you can send them a clean link instead of a jumble of random PDFs. Beginning a career in eLearning is an exciting endeavor.

Building a Corporate University: Staffing

Your Training Edge

For either type of designer, ask for a portfolio or samples of the work they’ve done in the past. Summary: It’s time to consider the staffing needs for your Corporate University.

TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

A relevance sample of 100 digital stories was obtained from YouTube. Personal portfolios (a portfolio is a story of a student’s learning) love this image of portfolios. Samples. Hard to get a truly random sample. Got a relevance sample instead.

6 Top Tips To Start A Successful e-Learning Career

Adobe Captivate

Develop An eLearning Course Sample. It’s wise to create an eLearning course sample to showcase to potential clients. Create An Effective eLearning Portfolio. In addition to the content of the eLearning portfolio, you should also focus on the overall design.

Survey: One-Third of Americans Are Not Familiar with Retirement Plan Options

CLO Magazine

Generational differences also are apparent, with 43 percent of Gen Y respondents stating they are not familiar with their plan options, according to the survey, conducted by an independent research firm that polled a random sample of more than 1,000 adults nationwide on their retirement plans. Moreover, more women than men say they do not understand their retirement plan options, according to a new survey. New York — Feb.

Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

For the total sample, significant effects were found for elevation in agreeableness (p = 0.24) and conscientiousness (p = 0.20), and for variability in agreeableness (p = -0.12) and conscientiousness (p = -0.24). Moderation results for agreeableness and conscientiousness were in line with the total sample results. Using the model as an organizing framework, 334 correlations from 163 independent samples were classified according to the model.

Now Hiring – Join Tom’s Team

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what you need to do: Put together a portfolio of what elearning work you’ve done and some writing examples. Include a link to your portfolio. You have until Monday, April 6th to get your portfolio and writing samples to me. As mentioned last week, I’m looking for someone to join the team. I’m posting today since I heard that some almost missed the last week’s announcement because it was at the end of the post.

ASAE Tech Conference 2014: A Recap

Web Courseworks

Since it was my first time at the event, I decided to sample all of the pathways to get a taste for each. Middleware systems are becoming vital to integrating disparate systems in associations’ portfolios, and automatic updates are key to minimizing TCO.

7 Tips To Market Your e-Learning Expertise

Adobe Captivate

Ask online discussion moderators if you can post a digital flyer or ask them to point people to your site or eLearning portfolio when they inquire. Social media is an excellent and often free way to attract clients to your website or eLearning portfolio.

eLearning Outsourcing: Training Companies Turn to eLearning for Survival & Growth

Upside Learning

We’d recommend Training Companies take a hard look at how the training market is re-shaping itself and how eLearning is beginning to take centre stage in the training portfolio of many organizations. Conduct some basic website review, sample reviews, reference checks, cost analysis, and even a small pilot. Last week I met several new prospective customers - training companies.