Kelly Walsh's Blog – October 2009 Archive (4)

5 top-rated low cost web hosting sites (for web programmer e-portfolios)

The final post in a series that examines tools for students to create and host e-portfolios for little or no cost.



Over the last two weeks, I researched free options for creating and hosting e-portfolios for college students, to help with job search efforts. I settled on Google Sites as a great option for laying out a site to display text,… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on October 25, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Using Google Sites to create e-portfolios for students

Is Google’s “Sites” application the solution we’re looking for?



Following up on last week’s initial look into free tools for students to create and host an electronic portfolio of representational work, this week I am trying out Google Sites as a possible solution. Google Sites provides a free application for creating your own web site. Let’s… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on October 19, 2009 at 4:30am — No Comments

How can we provide free online e-portfolios for our students?

Can Web 2.0 tools provide graduates with a way to create an online portfolio of work, at no cost, and help to position them for job search success?



I believe that all students who graduate with degrees in Digital Media or related disciplines should have an online representational electronic portfolio when they complete their studies. This type of tool, accessible to any potential employer, can play a critical role in the job search process. An online portfolio can also… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on October 12, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Google Apps for Education vs Microsoft’s Live@edu

The second part of our look at the free online apps for education from these kingpins of the software industry.



One of the first things that struck me about Google’s “Education Edition” of Google Apps was that their informational pages seemed a lot less cluttered than Microsoft’s. You get a cleaner, more precise overview, and while there is some depth to the information and links provided, I didn’t find myself… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on October 5, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

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