Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Digital Portfolio

 Title Abbreviation:   DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

 Department:    MIT

 Course #:    280

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110801

 EPC:    524

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Design a web-based digital portfolio to be used as an interactive resume, an archive of work, and a demonstration of aptitude, skill and proficiency. The digital portfolio will serve as a marketing tool that showcases ability and preparation for a career in graphic design, photography, web design, and/or video game design.


Prerequisite: This is the capstone course within the MIT program. For students pursuing a certificate or degree in MIT, it is highly recommended that this course be taken during the studentís final quarter. Strongly recommended: Computer literacy and file management skills as well as experience with Web-based multimedia applications and tools is essential.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the need for a digital portfolio.
  2. Identify the target audience of a digital portfolio.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to organize, collect and prepare material for a digital portfolio.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to design a user interface for a digital portfolio.
  5. Demonstrate the use of media and web authoring tools to design and develop a professional digital portfolio.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to design an aesthetically appealing and accessible digital portfolio.
  7. PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL: Design and produce a professional web-based digital media portfolio.
  8. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Design and produce a professional web-based digital media portfolio featuring an archive of work that demonstrates student knowledge, proficiency, skill and talent.
  9. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Revise and improve work through self-analysis, peer critique and instructor evaluation based on standard design guidelines.
  10. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Use contemporary and industry-standard design tools, applications, technologies, processes and techniques to edit and create digital media products and solutions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Think analytically, logically, creatively, and reflectively.


Definition: Apply knowledge, skills, and methodologies from multiple disciplines.


Definition: Interact with humans and the environment informed by an understanding of equity.

Course Contents

  1. Need for a digital portfolio.
  2. Target audience of a digital portfolio.
  3. Organize, collect, and prepare materials.
  4. Design a user interface for a digital portfolio.
  5. Use of multimedia and Web application to develop a digital portfolio.