Author:
Amy Lewis
Subject:
Arts and Humanities, Higher Education
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Graduate / Professional, Adult Education
Tags:
  • Academic Identity
  • Capstone
  • Digital Identity
  • Higher Education
  • Portfolio
  • Reflection
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Academic Digital Identity

    Academic Digital Identity

    Overview

    This worksheet prompts students to consider their digital identity in terms of academic development and to prepare for a portfolio project. Created by Steven Harris-Scott, Ph.D., and Amy Lewis, Ed.D., for INTO George Mason University with support from Mason 4-VA. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

    Worksheet

    Facilitate a discussion about academic identity in a digital world. Provide students with the following worksheet as an assignment and debrief together when completed.

    Digital Identity & Portfolio Worksheet

     Digital Identity & Goals

    What academic and professional messages are you trying to convey through your digital identity?

    Which social media tools (e.g., LinkedIn, Twitter, Academia, Blog) do you already use for academic and professional purposes?

    What do you want to accomplish (e.g., progression into graduate study, find internship, build a professional network) with your ePortfolio?

    Design & Ideas

    Which professional websites/e-portfolios do you want to model?

    1.    URL:

    2.    URL:

    3.    URL:

    What elements appeal to you about these websites/e-portfolios? (List at least 2. Be specific.)

    Which technical application will you use (e.g., Reclaim Hosting, WordPress)? Why?

    Portfolio Plans

     Required

     Complete

    Artifacts

    Reflective Summary

    Notes

    Introduction

     

    Introduction of Yourself

     

     

     

    Introduction of Your ePortfolio/Table of Contents

     

     

     

    Picture (Yourself, Campus, or Image Related to Your Major)

     

     

     

    Table of Contents

     

     

    Academic Development

     

    Plan of Study

     

     

     

    Assignment Sample #1

     

     

     

    Assignment Sample #2

     

     

     

    Assignment Sample #3

     

     

     

    Statement of Purpose

     

     

     

    Academic Reference List

     

     

    Professional Development

     

    Resume

     

     

     

    Career Goals

     

     

    Reflection

     Optional

     

    Artifacts

    Notes

     

    Transcripts

     

     

    Test Results (GRE, TOEFL)

     

     

    Social Media Links (e.g., LinkedIn)

     

     

    Research Projects

     

     

    Awards & Certificates

     

     

    Professional References

     

     

    Professional Work Samples

     

     

    Other: _________________

     

     

    Which documents do you still need to further revise before they can be uploaded to your Portfolio?

     

    What questions do you have about the Portfolio project?

     

    Created by Steven Harris-Scott, Ph.D., and Amy Lewis, Ed.D., for INTO George Mason University with support from Mason 4-VA. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)