Tutorials

Aportfolio Video and Screenshot Tutorials

These tutorials will help you get started with your Aportfolio. They demonstrate how to add content, change your settings, submit, and edit the design of your pages. Please begin with the basic tutorials as they will get you started. You are encouraged to view ALL the tutorials which should take no more than 30 minutes. You can choose either the video or screenshot version of the tutorial, depending on your preferences. 

Basic Tutorials

Initiating Your Aportfolio: This tutorial will guide you through the steps of how to create your Aportfolio.

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Editing The Navigation Menu: This tutorial shows you how to edit the navigation menu in your Aportfolio

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Adding Content: In this tutorial, you will be shown how to add different types of content to your Aportfolio.

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Editing Content: Here you will learn how to edit the content within your Aportfolio.  

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Moving Content: View this tutorial to see how to move content within your Aportfolio.

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Content Design: This tutorial explains the concepts and how-to's of content design in your Aportfolio.

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Editing Slide Design: Here you will be shown how to edit the design of the slides within your Aportfolio.

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Utilizing Style Properties: View this tutorial if you would like to easily apply a style (font, background etc) to mutliple text boxes, photos, backgrounds etc. to your Aportfolio.

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Organize: This tutorial shows you how to utilize the Organize feature within Aportfolio. 

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Deleting and Copying Aportfolios: Here you will be shown how to delete and make copies of your Aportfolio.

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Course Tutorials

Adding Course Permissions: View this tutorial to link your Aportfolio to a course. You must add your course for your professor to view your Aportfolio.

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Publishing Pages: Here you will be guided through the steps of publishing, which is required for your professor to be able to view your Aportfolio.

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Submitting Your Aportfolio: Your professor may require you to submit your Aportfolio. This tutorial explains how to submit your Aportfolio to a course. 

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Image Tutorials

Image Gallery Overview: This tutorial goes over the basics of making and editing an image gallery for your Aportfolio

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Creating an Image Gallery: View this tutorial to see how to add an image gallery to your Aportfolio.

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Cropping and Rotating Images: This tutorial shows you how to crop or rotate images before uploading them on your Aportfolio page. 

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Adding Captions to Images: View this tutorial to see how to add captions to your images within your Aportfolio.

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Deleting an Image from Gallery: This tutorial demonstrates how to delete one or more photos from an existing image gallery.

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More Tutorials

Editing the Directory Icon: The directory icon is the small picture to the left of your Aportfolio link. If left unchanged, it looks like small green gears. This tutorial demonstrates how to add your personal picture to the directory icon. 

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Returning to Home:  In this tutorial, you will be shown how to return to your homepage from within your Aportfolio.

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Displaying Text Files as Links: Here you will be shown how to play a file as a text link within your Aportfolio.

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Hide Files from your Library in Previous Uploads: This short tutorial will show you how to hide files you no longer need in your Aportfolio Library. 

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Embedding LinkedIn: In this tutorial, you will be guided through the steps on how to embed your LinkedIn profile into your Aportfolio.

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Adding Buttons: This tutorial shows you how to create and utilize buttons in your Aportfolio. Buttons are basically clickable images that you can link inside or outside of your Aportfolio.

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Making your Aportfolio Public: This tutorial demonstrates how to make your eportfolio public to share with potential employers, graduate school applications, or internship directors.

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Applying Style to Slides and Modules: The Apply Styles feature allows you to easily apply your chosen style settings to slides and/or modules.

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Parallax Scrolling: This tutorial instructs you on how to create parallax scrolling.

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Copyright Information

Copyright Information

  • Can I Use that Picture? (PDF, 1.2 MB)
    When beginning to add photos or images to your Aportfolio, how do you know whether you are allowed to use that image? Here is a helpful guide. Please note that Appalachian State University requires citations on all images that are not owned by you. This infographic is designed to help you understand the terms Copyright, Fair Use, Public Domain, and Creative Commons.
  • Citation Guides
    From Belk Library, we have APA and MLA citation guides for images, diagrams, and artistic works. They also include links to helpful websites such as OWL at Purdue.
  • Protecting Your Images, Personal Information and Original Content (DOC, 34 KB)
    It helps to be aware of your own copyright for images and other materials that you create. You would not want anyone to steal information you worked hard on gathering. Use this guide to learn how to add watermarks to your work and other tips.