The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

Worldcat Library Catalog Journal Titles

EDUC 425

Pathways Help

Use this guide to refresh your memory as you design your ePortfolio in Pathways.

Your librarian is available to meet with you to help you through any aspect of creating your site. Use the contact information at the right to email, chat (when the chat widget says "Talk to Jill") or schedule an appointment with her.

The Digication (the company behind our Pathways program) Student Guide is an excellent resource that will help you find answers to questions if your librarian isn't available, or if you want to see what help they have to offer. You may find the specific article you need by browsing the available titles, or you can type keywords in the Search box to find relevant articles.

Creating New Pages

There are multiple ways to create pages.

If you want to copy an existing page that already has the formatting you want

  1. Go to Organize from the drop-down menu at the top-right of the page
  2. Click Show Current ePortfolio (unless the page you want to copy is in a different ePortfolio)
  3. Set the slider button at the top of page to Page
  4. Drag the title of the page you want to copy from the list of titles on the left to the list on the right
  5. Move the page to the location where you want it to appear in the list on the right (and indent if it should be a sub-menu item)
  6. Exit the Organizer to return to your ePortfolio

If you just want to create a new, blank page,

  1. Unlock the header area (where your ePortfolio's menu is)
  2. Put your cursor/pointer on the ePortfolio's menu and click the Edit button
  3. Click Add New Page
  4. You can re-name the new page and move it to the appropriate place

Building Your Site

Most of the elements on a page can be removed or modified.

Add a Section, and then Add Content (files, images, rich text, etc.) to the section.

Your artifacts can be uploaded files or hyperlinks. The links can be embedded in text, images, or in a button that you add to the page.

Create a gallery of photos, files, or a mix of content types by clicking Edit and Add More Items to a content area on the page. Use the settings option to choose layout, set to auto-play, display items in a grid, and so on.

Optional: although you hold the copyright to your work and enjoy the protections it affords as soon as your work is in a fixed medium (your website), adding a copyright statement to your site can serve as a reminder that others must obtain your permission before using any portion of your work. You might consider applying a statement like the following:

© 2019 [Your Name]. All rights reserved.

If you would like to grant permission for others to use some portion of your work, you can apply a Creative Commons license to that portion of the work. The license informs others that they have permission to use your work in specific ways, while allowing you to retain copyright.

Reminders

Publish Changes: remember to click this at the top of the page every time you make a change on a page so that your page will update

Published View: select Published View in the top right corner to see what your site will look like to others (be sure to Publish Changes in order to see any changes you've made in your preview)

Refresh Browser: if you've clicked Publish Changes but you're not seeing what you think you should in Published View, try refreshing your browser tab

Publish Pages: in the menu at the top of the site, choose Publish Pages to publish any pages that are in draft mode

Unlock: Remember that to modify the header and menu areas of the page, you first have to click the lock icon to unlock the section

Finding Images

Your Librarian

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Jill Hallam-Miller
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