FolioSpaces - Developed by faculty at the University of Ballarat, AU, FolioSpaces is a fully featured electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online communities. FolioSpaces free ePortfolio provides you with the tools to set up a personal learning and development environment.
Adobe Portfolio - As one of the free tools included in paid Adobe Creative Cloud plans, Adobe Portfolio enables designers to quickly create beautiful and high-quality personal portfolio sites in minutes. It also offers users a free Creative Cloud subscription service.
Behance - Behance is an Adobe app that lets you take a look at the portfolios of some of the most interesting artists of the moment. If you are creative yourself, you can create your own account and share your work with other users. It is one of the most widely-used free online portfolio websites in the designer communities, Behance attracts artists and photographers from around the world.
Pixistory - PixStori™ is an app to record stories about your smartphone photos. It links voice and still image in a multimedia PixStori that can be Instantly shared on social media, uploaded into searchable cloud collections of family or group memories, and collected as crowdsourced field data for organizations and businesses. It’s Oral History meets Instagram.
Keywords: photos, images, storytelling, social media
Wakelet - Share articles, videos, images, tweets and other great content with one link. Save them for later and create collections, called wakes, at any time. Organize the web, the way you want it. Save, curate and share from a wide variety of sources to create very visually pleasing presentations. Also very suitable for creating a personal portfolio.
Keywords: portfolio, pictures, social media, presentations
#SelfieUnselfie - This project invites participants to go beyond a traditional selfie and consider nontraditional ways of representing themselves on social media. The ideas promoted through this project are essential for portraying personal identity online and through social media.
The #SelfieUnselfie Project
This blog post from Connected Learning describes the project as an interactive public art practice . The following is a quote from the blog, "What is an unselfie? It is a representation of self to be shared online, but one that is not a self-portrait picture. How could you present a part of who you are with a different kind of image? It is the juxtaposition of the unselfie alongside the traditional selfie which continues to yield complex reflection and commentary on what it means to represent oneself online."
Gliffy - Gliffy is a collaborative web-based diagram editor that can be used to create mind maps and other visual organizations of information such as; flow charts, org charts, schematic drawings, floor plans, technical drawings, and more.
Keywords: Collaboration, Productivity Tools, Visual Design
Infogram - Infographics (Information graphics) are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system's ability to see patterns and trends.
Infographics are a better way to:
1. Tell a compelling data-driven story
2. Make content with data that is easy to understand
3. Grab your viewer’s attention
4. Increase brand awareness and drive traffic with visuals
Charts and maps help to:
1. Make data easier to understand and remember
2. Discover unknown facts, outliers, and trends
3. Visualize relationships and patterns quickly
4. Ask better questions and make better decisions
Keywords: ePortfolios, Presentations, Social Media
Adobe Spark - Spark is a free software created by Adobe, who is the industry standard go to for visual design applications.
The Adobe Creative Cloud suite of tools includes Photoshop, which is by far the most popular graphic editor. Spark is freely available with premium features available for a fee. The rest of the Adobe tool set is available on a subscription basis and is not a freely available resource.
Spark is useful to create online and mobile graphic designs. Easily create beautiful images, videos, web pages, animated videos & social graphics with beautiful typography. A variety of free templates are available to help inspire your creations.
Keywords: ePortfolios, Media, Photos & Images, Presentations, Video, Visual Design, Websites
Blogger - Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was developed by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of blogspot.com.
Blogger Help Page - This is the Blogger Help page put together by Google.
Keywords: Blogs, ePortfolios, Websites