After 3 years at Blackpool College studying a photography degree, he moved to London to work as a photographer's assistant. Explanations of national teaching standards that form the organizing system of the portfolio; scenarios of actual pre-service teaching activities that illuminate the standards Ch. Portfolios are a common feature in the range of professional programmes such as Chartered Teacher in Scotland, as well as professional qualifications in preparation for headship. It opens up possibilities that would otherwise not exist. Before you spend lots of time and money putting a portfolio together, here are a few things to think about. There are also chapter objectives, key questions and tasks in every chapter, which adds to the practical focus of the book. Your behaviour during a portfolio viewing, your responses to emails, your business cards and other business stationery — all of this will contribute to how likely you are to get commissioned.
Provides a structured approach for creating portfolios developed specifically for technical and professional communicators. Sensible, practical advice is given throughout while task panels help reinforce concepts and case studies and examples help to contextualise the commentary for the reader' - European Journal of Teacher Education 'Recording, evaluating and reflecting are at the heart of what it means to be an accomplished practitioner. Your resume is useless if it looks like a child wrote it. Special Features: Specific guidelines for assembling portfolios, step-by-step procedures for portfolio development, and tips on how to organize a portfolio to document achievement of professional goals Ch. A range of portfolio approaches: Through understanding a range of portfolio approaches, the reader can gauge which approach best meets their needs.
Drawing directly from their experience of developing portfolios and portfolio-based assessment, and from current research, this book enables the reader to design and plan a portfolio, chart and analyze relevant professional experiences, reflect critically on practice, assess performance against standards and competences frameworks, present evidence of practice and achievements, and plan their continuing professional development. If you are currently completing an internship or volunteering for a company, be sure to take some photos to keep your portfolio current and to show employers what you're doing right now. Improving and reviewing the professional performance of teachers and other educational practitioners is a major issue across all education sectors and so emphasis is placed on continuing professional development and accreditation. The E-mail message field is required. By creating both types of portfolios, you will have one available no matter what the employer requests. Any correspondence that you have received in the past from teachers, professors, previous employers describing your hard work and professionalism should definitely be included as part of your portfolio.
You can also find customer support email or phone in the next page and ask more details about availability of this book. The development and use of learning skills such as reflection and critical evaluation is considered central to the process. Primary market: Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery students Secondary markets: Practicing Registered Nurses and Midwives. Portfolios are also used as part of becoming an accredited teacher in higher education. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied. Make sure your portfolio always represents your current capabilities. Creating clear, concise documents that are organized well will let the employer know that you are serious about the job.
Cannon, University of Nevada, Reno This versatile and practical book helps pre-service and in-service teachers create a teaching portfolio that can be used effectively in their interviews and throughout their teaching careers. Includes specific interview questions and suggested responses, using the portfolio as a guide Ch. We look at different spheres for learning such as self, organisation and the wider educational environment and ways of planning learning. Provides detailed coverage of how to tailor paper and electronic portfolios for specific job requirements. Sneak in Some Self-Initiated Work.
When her good friend Jenny becomes one of the suspects, Della decides to unravel the mystery. Having a digital portfolio will also offer you the opportunity to have all of your paper documents available no matter where you are. Particular thanks goes to Dr Brian Canavan, University of Glasgow, for his input in relation to electronic portfolios and for agreeing to the inclusion of his professional portfolio as an exemplar. You can also use this same idea to print copies of your resume when you need them. However, it is important that educational practitioners develop their skill and sense of agency in looking closely and finding ways of improving their practice and a portfolio provides a framework for this. Drawing directly from their experience of developing portfolios and portfolio-based assessment, and from current research, this book enables the reader to design and plan a portfolio, chart and analyze relevant professional experiences, reflect critically on practice, assess performance against standards and competences frameworks, present evidence of practice and achievements, and plan their continuing professional development.
Her roots in History and Politics are sustained by contributing to courses on Educational Policy and Globalization and researching and writing about Northern Ireland. Responsibility: Christine Forde, Margery McMahon and Jenny Reeves. Creating a Body of Work Different markets demand different things, but unless you're a general-purpose photographer, making your living from a bit of this and a bit of that, it's important to focus the work in your portfolio and be selective about what you show. Pick Only Your Best Work. Covers both paper and electronic portfolios. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
We look at the use of standards, competences frameworks and benchmarks to plan and then reflect on professional learning which can be used to shape a professional portfolio. I can think of several occasions where I should have removed something from my portfolio, but because the work in question had either taken me a great deal of effort to shoot or had significant meaning for me, I left it in far too long! Make sure you include work that show that. A Learning Cycle The chapters in this book are sequenced to follow the process of learning underpinning the design and construction of a portfolio. The Overall Package Whichever method you focus on, bear in mind that your whole appearance as a photographer will create an impression on a potential client. When a client looks through your portfolio, they'll be looking for consistency and a reassurance that if they book you for a specific shoot that you'll deliver the images they're after.