19th National Students in Transition Conference      

                                                 October 13-15th, 2012

                                          Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing

                                                     Philadelphia, PA


  SYE Resources

Roundtable Title:

Enhancing College Transitions through Folio: Thinking: Exploring Student ePortfolios from College Entry to

College Graduation

Roundtable Facilitators: Dr. Joan E. Leichter Dominick, Associate Professor of Communication &

Senior Seminar Course Coordinator, Kennesaw State University, and Ms. Shannon Ferketish,

Director of the Integrative Studies Degree Program, Kennesaw State University.

Roundtable Presentation (R-11)Sunday October 14th 2012 -10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Columbus Ballroom C


Roundtable Summary:

Come join the roundtable discussion exploring the innovative ways that ePortfolios are being used

to enhance student transitions from college entry to college graduation. Whether you are exploring

or utilizing ePortfolios, join the conversation sharing innovative ideas to enhance college student

transitions using folio thinking. Explore the innovative ways that ePortfolios are being used

throughout institutions for empowering the college student learner, assessing expertise development,

and preparing students for post-university life.

Share your current and emerging ideas for incorporating ePortfolios in college entry programs

such as Summer Bridge Programs, Dual Honors Enrollment Programs, Orientation, and First-Year Programs.

Share current and emerging ideas for using ePortfolios in the college transfer experience, advising, and

selecting college majors. Share current and emerging ideas for incorporating ePortfolios in the college Senior-Year

Transition Experience in courses, capstone experiences, and career services. Discuss the varying missions,

designs, and formats for ePortfolios in higher education today.


Building the College Senior ePortfolio: The Bridge to Life After College-Steps, Resources, & Social Media

KSU 4401: Senior Seminar Course Syllabus Portfolio Assignment


Step One:

What is your Complete Graduate Learning Story? Foliothinking from Reflection to Presenting


Step Two:

Foliothinking: Creating Your Portfolio – Mission, Design, Format & Presentation


One Day Closer to Graduation! What is Your Story? Creating Your Portfolio From Paper to Web 2.0.

Course Animation & Video Multimedia created by Patti Dunn, Instructional Designer, and Michael Leitmann,

Multimedia Developer, Kennesaw State University Multimedia Development Group and Dr. Joan E. Leichter

Dominick, Fall 2010. Original Caricature drawn by Tom Sito and arranged by Pat Connolly Sito 2010.


Step Three: Completed College Senior Portfolios

Review Sample KSU College Senior ePortfolios using Web 1.0 & Web 2.0


Website Resources for Building the College Senior Portfolio:

The Complete Graduate Resource: My Website Resource for Graduating College Seniors, Recent College

Graduates, & All Stakeholders in their Success - Resource part of KSU 4401: Senior Seminar

The Complete Graduate Resource by Dr. Joan E. Leichter Dominick, copyright 2009


Degreeconomics: My Course Website for Graduating College Seniors - KSU 4401: Senior Seminar


Social Media Resources for Building the College Senior Portfolio and Bridging to Life After College*

*Roundtable Respondents are invited to continue the conversation on my Facebook Fan Page,

following me on Twitter, and connecting on LinkedIn.


Facebook Fan Page: The Complete Graduate Resource (2011) created by Ben Cope


Twitter: "The Complete Grad" by Dr. Joan E. Leichter Dominick (2008)


Special thanks to President Emeritus Betty Siegel for beginning the Senior-Year Experience, President Daniel Papp,

Dean Ralph Rascati, and to Dr. Rebecca Casey, Chair of the Department of University Studies. To Dr. Randy Hinds

and Ms. Shannon Cronen for supporting my growth and development in the technology of teaching and learning. Thanks to my

colleagues at KSU Audio Visual Technology Services Patti Dunne, Michael Leitmann and ITS Trainers Sid Kemp, Motaz Sharkasi,

& Michael Pourreau. Thanks to Dale Suffridge. Distance Learning.Thanks to Ben Cope, KSU Alumnus, EPOC Designs & Internet Genius.

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