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DU Portfolio – Creating Custom Security Groups

Step 1 Log into your DU Portfolio account at and open the portfolio site that you plan to create a custom security group for. Step 2 Click the “Settings” button in the top right-hand corner of the screen. Step 3 Select “Security Levels” from the menu on the left-hand side of the next screen. […]

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DU Portfolio – Add or Create Content

Create a New Page Use the “Add Content” tool and select “Blank Page.” Write a page title (this will be what displays on the tab for that page). Click “Save” to add the new page to your portfolio site. Use the “Page Layout” tool to select a structure for your page. New pages are set […]

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DU Portfolio – Embed Content with iFrames

Option 1: using the iframe tool Step 1 Find and copy the view link, or URL for the media you want to add to your DU Portfolio page. Step 2 Create a new Rich Text item on your DU Portfolio page, and open the “Insert iframe Content” tool (icon of two stacked rectangles). Then, paste […]

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DU Portfolio – Use Folders as Sub-Pages

DU Portfolio folders can be used to organize multiple files or documents within an ePortfolio. They can also be used as sub-pages within a portfolio to provide a second layer of navigation for your viewers. Here are some instructions for using folders as sub-pages: Step 1: Create a Folder Click the button to “Add Content” […]

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DU Portfolio – Embed Google Slides

Embed Using HTML Code: Step 1 Open Google Slides file, and select “publish to the web” from the “file” tab. Step 2 Click the tab for “Embed” details. Step 3 Select “options” and copy the embed code provided. Step 4 Paste the code with your view link/embed code into the .html editor view of a […]

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DU Portfolio – Create a Community Portfolio

Step 1: Create Click “Home” to navigate to the dashboard of your DU Portfolio account, then click the button to “Create a Community Portfolio.” Choose a Community Name & URL (the URL can not contain any spaces, so be sure to use an underscore instead if needed) Check the box agreeing to the DU Honor […]

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DU Portfolio – Add or Remove Community Members

Step 1 Log into your DU Portfolio account at and open the community portfolio site that you plan to add members to. Step 2 Click the “Manage Members” button on the bottom of the screen. Step 3 Type the full name of the person you’d like to add to the community (or 87#, or […]

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DU Portfolio – Upload Files

Step 1 Log into your DU Portfolio account at and open the portfolio site that you plan to add files to. Step 2 Click on the “Add Content” tool in the top navigation menu and select the type of content/file that you will be uploading from the menu; Rich Content (all text items, file […]

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Reflective ePortfolios

ePortfolios as a High Impact Practice AAC&U Article on HIPS OTL ePortfolio Project ePortfolios are the latest addition to AAC&U’s list of high-impact educational practices, and higher education has developed a range of ways to implement them for teaching and learning, programmatic assessment, and career development. ePortfolios enable students to electronically collect their work over […]

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Getting Started with DU Portfolio

The University of Denver Portfolio is a fully developed web-based application that supports the academic community with a searchable database of electronic portfolios for students, faculty, staff and alumni, and communities. Login now to get started! Please click on the image above to view the full guide. For additional resources and support, please visit the […]

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DU Portfolio – Create an Email Link

At first glance, it may seem as though there is no simple mechanism to create an email link within a text item, but this is simply not so. Here are some variations on how to do it. Method One  In a portfolio, choose Add Item > Add Text and you’ll see the text editor appear. […]

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