Blackboard (Students) - Portfolios: Create and Edit a Portfolio

This document describes how to create and edit a portfolio in Blackboard.

  • Navigate to the Portfolio tool
    • My Portfolios in Global Navigation

      My Portfolio is the repository for your portfolios. From this page, you can also view portfolios that were shared with you.

      1. Click on the arrow next to your name in the upper right corner of the Blackboard screen.

      2. Choose Tools from the dropdown menu.

        Global Navigation

      3. Click Portfolios.


      4. You will be on the My Portfolio Page.

        Portfolio page

      Shared Portfolios

      Shared Portfolios are portfolios that Blackboard users (students or other faculty) have shared with you. To see these:

      1. Click on the Shared with Me button.

        Share with me button

      2. Click the View link at the bottom of the shared portfolio box to open and view the portfolio.

On the My Portfolios screen (see steps above for help navigating to this screen), do the following:

  1. Click the Create Portfolio button

  2. Give your portfolio a title and click Submit

  3. Click Page 1 to name the first page of your portfolio.  
    1. Blackboard Portfolios are separated into pages (for main titles, such as "About Me"). Each page has a section (for sub content, such as "Why I Study Science" and "Professional Experience"). More pages and sections can be added. 
  4. Click Save beneath the page title.

  5. Scroll down. Click Section 1 to name the first section of your portfolio. 
  6. In the text box beneath the section title, type in any text you would like to add. You can also attach Artifacts (content submitted to various SIUE courses), add images, and other attachments. 
  7. Click Save beneath the section text box when you are finished or to save your draft. 

  8. Click the plus sign icon beneath the section text box if you want to add another section to this page.

  9. To add another page, click the plus sign icon at the top of the left-hand table of contents.

  10. Continue to add pages and sections, and associated text and other content, until you are finished building your portfolio.
  11. To edit a portfolio draft, go back to the My Portfolios screen.
  12. Click Edit in bottom left corner of the portfolio box. 

Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, portfolio, portfolios, my portfolio, my portfolios, make a portfolio, add a portfolio   Doc ID:82569
Owner:Emily K.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2018-05-31 14:03 CDTUpdated:2018-07-03 11:01 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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