Language Portfolio Pilot

Welcome to the SHU Language ePortfolio Pilot.

Timeline – updated for 2013/2014

September, 2013. Faculty in the LLC department were updated as to an issue with the pilot project during the 2012/2013 academic year, which resulted in some students missing the communications about the pilot project. Faculty voted to continue the pilot for an additional year to address the issue.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Getting (re-)started for students! Workshop in Fahy Hall 202 at 2:00 p.m. All majors (including double majors)  in the MOLG, FREN, SPAN, ITAL and ASIA, as well as minors in ASIA, FREN, ITAL, GERM, SPAN and RUSS are invited to this workshop about the ePortfolio project.





On April 13, 2012, several faculty from the Languages, Literatures and Cultures department met with staff from the Language Resource Center to draft a proposal for a language portfolio pilot project.  The proposed guidelines can be found here.

On April 27th, 2012, during the Languages, Literatures and Cultures departmental meeting, the proposal was presented to the department.  The faculty present voted to adopt the proposed language portfolio pilot.

August: LRC and the Languages, Literatures and Cultures websites were updated.  Handouts and printed material updated.

August 23, 2012: Faculty workshop was held at 11:00 a.m. to update the portfolio project.

September 6, 2012: Mandatory meeting for all language majors  .  Excerpts from the presentation can be found here: Portfolio Introduction_September 7 2012.

Friday, September 28, 2012  1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fahy Hall 202 Language Portfolios: Getting Started Open Lab.  Drop by between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. for step-by-step help with filling in your language biography and creating your portfolio.

Rescheduled! Friday, December 7, 2012  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fahy Hall 202 How do your language skills measure up?  Come to this workshop to learn about self- and formal assessments. Prove what you can do with a language!

Friday, February 15, 2013  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fahy Hall 202 Study abroad for language learners.  Get the most out of your study abroad experiences by using these guidelines when selecting a study abroad program, when overseas and when you return.


Friday, April 12, 2013  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fahy Hall 202 Faculty workshop: Reviewing your students portfolio (cancelled)

Friday, April 12, 2013  1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fahy Hall 202 Language Portfolios: Reviewing your portfolio with faculty.  Put the final touches on your portfolio and learn about what to expect during your review with a professor.

Friday, April 12, 2013 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Language Portfolios: Adding multimedia Open Lab.  Drop by between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. for step-by-step instructions on adding audio and video to your portfolio.

May, 2013: First year report and evaluation