Knowledgebase: Basic ePortfolio Usage
Editing Your ePortfolio Profile

Article Last Updated November 2018

Eportfolio users can customize their profile on the system by entering a range of information about themselves. Basic profile information is visible to users throughout the site, on the user's profile page, and can additionally be added as content to additional pages and collections.

To access the portfolio area, click on the top right navigation dropdown, open the Content section, and click on Profile.

The Profile area has 4 tabs, all with various details that an be entered. Some fields are not editable as the information is pulled directly from eClass - changes these fields need to be made in eClass (or in some cases depending on the type of information, in Bear Tracks.)

About Me

  • "First name": Populated from eClass.
  • "Last name": Populated from eClass.
  • "Student ID": Not required.
  • "Display Name": Users who prefer to use a variation of their name can enter it here.

The other tabs look very similar but contain different options:

Contact information

  • "Email address": Populated from eClass.
  • "Official website address": Optional field.
  • "Personal website address": Optional field.
  • "Blog address": Optional field.
  • "Postal address": Optional field.
  • "Town": Populated from eClass.
  • "City/Region": Optional field.
  • "Country": Optional field.
  • "Home phone": Optional field.
  • "Business phone": Optional field.
  • "Mobile phone": Optional field.
  • "Fax number": Optional field.

Social media

This tab allows users to enter their username or profile url for the following social media platforms:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Tumblr
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • AIM
  • ICQ
  • Jabber
  • Skype
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • Other

General

  • "Occupation": Optional field.
  • "Industry": Optional field.

 

The video below, recorded on an older version of the ePortfolio system but featuring most of the same mechanisms, walks through the various options available in the ePortfolio profile area:

 

 

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