Exemplars

Exemplary Buddy Checks

the letter approach the multimedia approach (note: the original version of this buddy check had screenshots, which made it even more effective) the rubric approach the bulleted list approach

Exemplary Synthesis Essays

Sarah Higgs-James – Engaging narrative and use of multimedia within Google Docs linked from the landing page Elissa McClain – Clearly connects individual courses with classroom practice James Perry – Neatly sums up the experience of the master’s program as a whole (and not just a collection of classes) Ann […]

Exemplary Future as a Learner Essays

Bret Staudt Willet – Well organized and presented. Lauren Villaluz – Strong narrative. Destiny Edwards – Engaging writing, clear organization, and good detail about specific future directions Megan Hess – Good organization and integration of media Sarah Lipphardt – Creative, personalized format that still meets requirements for the essay

Exemplary Goal Reflection Essays

Jenna Krystyniak – Clearly identifies and contrasts original and current goals Katie Kappler – Reflects on goals that haven’t changed very much and explains why Allison Birbal – Discusses small (but important) changes in goals Jenna Gabel – Draws clear comparisons between initial goals and current goals

Exemplary Website Design

Brooke Ramos – Lots of information, very well organized and displayed. Tatum Walker – A designer’s take on the portfolio. Jaime Adams – Beautiful and professional design. Amber French – Colorful without being overwhelming. Tracy Marshall – Simple and easy to navigate. Paris Scarano – Effective addition of images.

Exemplary Annotated Transcripts

Daniel Levitt – A transcript in table form. Eric Danowski – A two-column transcript. Jenna Gabel – Uses icons for semester and dates.

Exemplary Showcases

Karle Rewarts – For ideas about thematic organization. Aimee Muscoe – A very clean, nicely organized showcase. Chris Cooke – A sample MAED showcase with great artifacts and organization. Paul Mazurek – Good use of categories to organize the showcase. Stephanie Alexander – Detailed connection of showcase with personal teaching […]

What examples are there of good portfolio work?

If you’re looking for inspiration for your portfolio, check out the links below. Each of these links represents an example of this Mission from a previous semester that has done well and that you should feel free to emulate. However, that doesn’t mean that these examples are perfect, so please […]

Exemplary Résumés

Paul Mazurek – Uses interesting colors and keeps things short but detailed. Katie Krcmarik – Columns are evenly spaced and used effectively to share information side-by-side. Sara Galbreath – Uses interesting colors and keeps things short. Emily Beski-Threm – Uses images effectively but without taking up too much space. Jeff […]

Exemplary Portfolios Intro

If you’re looking for inspiration for this Mission, check out the links below. Each of these links represents an example of this Mission from a previous semester that was done well and that you should feel free to emulate. However, that doesn’t mean that these examples are perfect, so please […]