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Creating MPortfolios!

Getting Started and Editing Existing Sites

To create a new portfolio:

  • Open a web browser (Google Chrome works best)
  • Go to email.umich.edu and login using your Kerberos login and password
  • Click on Sites in the Apps Menu
  • Click on the red Create button
  • Click on Browse the gallery for more
  • Search for “UM-Dearborn MPortfolio Template” and select the appropriate template (these vary by class and/or unit)
  • Give your portfolio a Name and modify the site location/URL so it is easy for someone to remember (ex:  your uniquename or first name; this will be the address people will use to access your portfolio)
  • Click on Create. To learn how to edit your portfolio, watch this video tutorial: Basic Editing of MPortfolio
  • When you are done personalizing your portfolio, click on save. To make changes later, follow steps 1-3 above.  This time you will see your portfolio listed. Click on the name of your portfolio to begin editing.
  • Important:  prior to submitting your portfolio to your instructor,  make sure to share your portfolio by following the instructions in this video: Sharing Your MPortfolio

To edit an existing portfolio:

If you used your UMICH Google account to create your portfolio:

  1. Go to email.umich.edu and login to your UM email
  2. Click on Sites in the Apps Menu
  3. Click on the title of the portfolio you would like to edit

If you used a non-UMICH Google account to create your portfolio:

  1. Go to sites.google.com
  2. Log in with the account you used to create your portfolio
  3. Click on the title of the portfolio you would like to edit

Tutorials

Video Tutorials:

Written Tutorial:

Reference Guides for Changing Colors and Fonts:

 

If the tutorials above do not address your needs, please visit:  http://support.google.com/?hl=en and search for instructional material on the Google help site.

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