- Keep focus on the work in your portfolio; don’t let the design distract from your work.
- Establish a “mental model” for your portfolio. Set a purpose and each design decision should be made in support of your goals.
- Organize your content into 4-6 clear categories of information, where each sub-page’s location will be intuitive to the visitor.
Example Professional Portfolios
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Andria Antiliou, Graduate Student e-portfolios, Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, (December 3, 2011)
David Brooks, Should Graduate Students Create e-Portfolios?, The Chronicle of Higher Education, (November 22, 2011)
Sean Hodge, Creating a Successful Online Portfolio, Smashing Magazine, (March 28, 2008)